For example, if you submit your final dissertation PDF and complete the online process on May 31, three committee members sign on June 1, and the final committee member signs on June 2, your filing date will be June 2 assuming you have met all other degree requirements. Effective Fall 2016, all doctoral committee members must read, approve, and certify the dissertation.
All committee members must enter a decision for the final oral exam, if required. Do my thesis or dissertation certifying committee members need to sign the committee page?
UCLA requires that research and scholarly work conducted by graduate students and incorporated into theses and dissertations be made publicly available through the University of California’s institutional repository, e Scholarship.
All theses and dissertations are available as open access via UC e Scholarship unless a delayed release is selected. When will I be able to view my thesis or dissertation on Pro Quest?
Our collection of Texas Tech's theses and dissertations is divided into electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and print theses and dissertations.
Theses and dissertations submitted to the Graduate School after January 1, 2005 are only available electronically.Certifying committee members approve the thesis or dissertation electronically.There is no signature page, but rather a committee page listing your certifying committee members in the manuscript. Can a committee member approve a thesis or dissertation from outside of Los Angeles? Professors can approve a thesis or dissertation from anywhere with access to the internet. A graduate student’s UCLA faculty committee member prefers to use a non-UCLA email address.Graduate students must either register and enroll or, if eligible, use the Filing Fee. For each segment of the work that involved co-authors, you must identify (briefly describe) and acknowledge the specific contributions of each co-author.For details, see page 15 of the UCLA Thesis and Dissertation Filing Requirements. Will my thesis or dissertation manuscript be sold to third-party retailers?The UCLA Thesis and Dissertation Submission Agreement allows graduate students to affirm their understanding of the rights and responsibilities associated with the submission of their manuscripts to the campus institutional repository, e Scholarship.Effective July 1, 2015, all thesis and dissertation filers will complete the institutional repository agreement as part of the submission process via Pro Quest. What does it mean for graduate students to register the copyright of their thesis or dissertation? The benefits of registration are outlined on Page 7 of the circular. I found images on the internet that I want to use in my thesis or dissertation. Graduate Students should assume that anything produced by someone other than themselves is protected by copyright unless they determine otherwise. Items in copyright will need either permission or a fair use justification.In the process of filing a thesis or dissertation via Pro Quest, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a degree at UCLA, graduate students agree to grant a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license to The Regents of the University of California (University). The copyright of your work is inherent upon creation. If you have flexibility in the final selection of your images, search for images that are 1) in the public domain, or 2) made available for reuse via a Creative Commons license. Do I need permission for every image, chart and graph that I use in my thesis or dissertation from other sources? Some materials may qualify under fair use, and others are best used with permission. It can be as simple as an email granting permission.Graduate Students do not need to register their copyright to enjoy copyright protection, but registration does provide some benefits. Such images can be incorporated into your dissertation without permission or concern for fair use. I’ve provided attribution and a citation for the source material I used in my thesis or dissertation. Proper attribution is absolutely required; thats a part of academic integrity and good scholarship. Graduate students should consult the filing procedures for more detail, or for consultation on a specific situation, get assistance from a UCLA librarian at [email protected] I’ve obtained verbal permission to use copyrighted material in my thesis or dissertation. Graduate students should retain copies of all permissions in their files. How do graduate students determine what they can use without permission under Fair Use?See University of California Copyright for more information. Can graduate students file their thesis or dissertation from outside the US? Graduate students do not need to be physically present on campus to submit their thesis or dissertations. In order for a graduate student to file and receive a Summer degree, students must either register and enroll in a minimum of 4 units in a Summer Session or be on Filing Fee status. Copies take about 5 weeks to ship after the manuscript is published by Pro Quest.Graduate students only need access to the internet. Do graduate students have to be registered when they file? Graduate students can also order copies through the UC Bindery. I’ve included co-authored works in my thesis or dissertation. You must include in your Acknowledgments section any material based on co-authored work that is published, in-press, submitted, or in preparation for publication.