“The University has made a commitment to open data and the sharing and management of research data and we will continue to embrace open access objectives to ensure that every single research output is made freely available to the public through Cronfa.” Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott.
The Library is pleased to offer a mediated E-Theses deposit service for Swansea University PhD theses. This is an official service in association with Academic Services.
From October 2017, all new PhD and professional doctorate students will be required to provide an electronic open access version of their PhD upon successful completion of their studies. All other postgraduates who wish to provide an open access e-version of their PhD are strongly encouraged to do so.
To choose which deposit option is most appropriate for you, consider:
An open access e-thesis:
As well as the information available in this Library Guide, the Library Research Support team run training sessions where we address the issues relating to providing a full text e-thesis for the institutional repository. The library participates in the university skills development programme for postgraduates and we offer guidance for e-thesis deposit via email or 1-2-1 support.