Athabasca University

Digital Thesis Room >

The DTheses site is a joint initiative between the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the AU Library to enable graduate students to submit their thesis or dissertation electronically to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Library. The Dthesis repository is dedicated to collecting, storing, preserving, and making accessible digital versions of the theses and dissertations produced by AU graduate students.The advantages the DThesis site are:

  • Increased visibility and wider access to research
  • Higher rate of citations and greater impact of research
  • Long-term and safe preservation
  • AU research is showcased in a central archive
  • Accessibility to research by search engines such as Google
  • Avoidance of the cost of creating paper copies
  • Library shelf space saved
Note: Theses prior to January 2011 as well as all graduate projects, can be found in the Digital Thesis and Project Room.



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