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About Submissions

Before posting your theses/dissertation to DTheses remember to:
  • Follow the formatting guidelines required by your faculty and the Faculty of Graduate Studies. If there are any discrepancies, the theses/dissertation will be returned to you and you will be unable to graduate until the formatting is correct.

  • FGS requirements
  • Ensure you have obtained copyright permission from sources you included in your theses/dissertation.
  • A letter that can be used as a template and the declaration of copyright permission that must be submitted to your supervisor and FGS are available. 

    Letter template
    Declaration of Copyright Permission

Your thesis/dissertation will be harvested by the National Library of Canada, Library and Archives Canada for worldwide access. At the time of your final approval by your supervisor, you will grant permission to the Library and Archives Canada to harvest your theses/dissertation. If you are unsure of whether a publisher of a potential journal or book to whom you may want to submit your research, may have concerns about your theses/dissertation appearing in a digital repository, it is in your best interests to check the agreements of the potential publishing company. Remember you retain copyright ownership of your theses/dissertation.

Note: To convert your thesis/dissertation, use the Adobe PDF Online Conversion Service. If your document is in .docx format, save it as a .doc file before attempting to convert it.


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