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* Theses uploaded on iskwiki have greater accessibility and potentially wider audience
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* Theses uploaded on iskwiki have greater accessibility and potentially wider audience than those just kept in cabinets.
* Knowledge is build through a cumulative process. Scholars can build on what's already been done on a topic, and making a thesis available on iskwiki helps that process.
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* Knowledge building is a cumulative, iterative process. Scholars can build on what's already been done on a topic, and making a thesis available on iskwiki supports that process.
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* [http://opcit.eprints.org/oacitation-biblio.html greater citation impact]
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* If you're supported by public funds (say, your tuition is subsidized by taxes), shouldn't at least part of your work be publicly available?
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* Your thesis can be part of baseline information on research activities in your department or college.
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==Readings and Resources==
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* [http://dspace.mit.edu/ DSpace@MIT]
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* [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/node/3462 Berkman Center for Internet and Society (2008) "Harvard goes Open Access"] (13 Feb 2008). See also [http://roarmap.eprints.org/75/ this]
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* [http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2008/4/10/theses-for-all-theses-are-labors/ "Theses For All." Harvard Crimson, 10 April 2008]. See also [http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/thesis/repo/ Harvard Thesis Repository]
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* [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/thesescanada/index-e.html Theses Canada]
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* [http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/01/09/mla-considers-radical-changes-dissertation Scott Jaschik (2012) "Dissing the Dissertation." Inside Higher Ed]
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* [http://ethos.bl.uk/ Electronic Theses Online System] (UK)
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==References==
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==See Also==
* [http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2008/4/10/theses-for-all-theses-are-labors/ Theses For All]
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* [[Licensing theses under the Creative Commons]]
* [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/thesescanada/index-e.html These Canda]
 

Latest revision as of 16:45, 26 July 2012

  • Theses uploaded on iskwiki have greater accessibility and potentially wider audience than those just kept in cabinets.
  • Knowledge building is a cumulative, iterative process. Scholars can build on what's already been done on a topic, and making a thesis available on iskwiki supports that process.
  • greater citation impact
  • If you're supported by public funds (say, your tuition is subsidized by taxes), shouldn't at least part of your work be publicly available?
  • Your thesis can be part of baseline information on research activities in your department or college.



Readings and Resources



See Also