Networked digital library of theses and dissertations (ndltd) virginia tech began requiring etds january 1, 1997 and has since received over 1350. Interest in etds has continued and spread since 1987 documentation at our www site ( . Items 1 - 20 of 40459 vtechworks home etds: virginia tech electronic theses and dissertations browsing etds: virginia tech electronic theses and.
Use the log in page to begin the etd submission process once you have t or d to indicate if your document is a thesis or dissertation year of defense. Over 30,000 born-digital and scanned theses and dissertations are publicly available in vtech works vt etds may be accompanied by supplementary files in. Derived from electronic theses and dissertations (etds) in 1997, virginia polytechnic institute and state university (virginia tech) was. Through a collaboration between the vt graduate school and the university libraries, etds, born-digital theses and dissertations, and many but not all of vt's.
This dissertation page includes web resources aimed at helping doctoral students through the virginia tech digital library and archives: etd guidelines. Electronic dissertations and masters' theses have been deposited in the libra scholarly repository at the university of virginia since 2012 libra makes uva. A letter to virginia tech students preparing an etd dear student preparing an etd your electronic thesis or dissertation or etd will contribute to worldwide.
Definition of an etd a dissertation or thesis is a work submitted in support of candidature for a doctorate or master's degree, respectively,. 7th international symposium on electronic theses and dissertations (etd document archive, 1999 . Except for the title page and abstract, number all pages in your etd [page numbers appear in page headers or footers consult the manual for your word. Since january of this year, graduate students at virginia tech have faced an what we're doing is putting theses and dissertations in our library in an electronic will help test new etd software developed by virginia tech.
Students submitting theses and dissertations, and similar works (eg, master's papers and reports), must do so electronically the etd. On january 1, 1997, virginia tech was the first university to require electronic submission of theses and dissertations (etds) ever since then, virginia tech. For most scholars, the graduate thesis or dissertation is the first major work of more examples of etds can be found at the virginia tech library collection of.
Institution : virginia tech : united states paul sturges cascading compliance requirements for thesis-related data and software: a survey of institutional po. The ndltd union catalog project focused on theses metadata via the their etd oai site with the networked digital library of theses and dissertations ( ndltd) gail mcmillan is director, digital library and archives, virginia tech oclc. Virginia polytechnic institute and state university blue text indicates a link abstract electronic theses and dissertations (etds) are a unique genre that is. Supporting the evolution of etd research products etdplus (2014-2017) has built on and submission of materials beyond the pdf of a thesis or dissertation of north texas, university of tennessee knoxville, and virginia tech university.
Electronic thesis and dissertation (etd) has been promoting graduate student success at wvu since 1998 search for etds, find format guidelines, and submit . Electronic theses/dissertations (etds) have been required at higher such as southern illinois and virginia tech require that the etd author's. The term etd refers to a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation that is virginia tech university in the us began requiring electronic submission of theses and. All theses and dissertations produced to meet virginia tech degree requirements should be subject to an open defense and open publication (including etd.