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Electronic Thesis & Dissertation Institutional Repository: Instructions

Congratulations!

  • Completing a Thesis Book, Master's Project or Doctoral Project degree is a big achievement! 

  • Preserve these milestone projects in the New York Tech Institutional Repository.

  • Discoverable when searching databases such as the library catalog and Google Scholar.

  • Share your discoveries among scholars and practitioners who build new knowledge by publishing academic and emerging professional research.  

  • Complete these four steps to deposit your document. Click >> AskaLibrarian for assistance.

STEP 1: Prepare Your Document

  • All deposits must include a formatted cover page.

  • Cover pages include a document title, author name, abstract, and keywords.

  • Review your abstract and select keywords from your abstract (optional but recommended) Speak with your thesis advisor if you have questions.

  • Save the final document as ONE pdf. 

  • NY Tech provides Adobe Acrobat, watch this short video for instructions on combining pdfs. Contact askalibrarian@nyit.edu If you need additional assistance combining documents. 
     

  • Name your pdf file: LastName_FirstName.pdf 

STEP 2: Complete Deposit Form

 Begin your Deposit 

(Subject to Active NYIT student accounts - login using credentials)

Graduates and alumni without @nyit.edu email may also ArchiveScholarship.


Contact askalibrarian@nyit.edu

Institutional Repository Submission Agreement

Publication in the Institutional Repository requires you to acknowledge and accept this Non-Exclusive Distribution License.

STEP 3: Complete the Information and Upload your Document

Upload the pdf. Remember, the cover page required by your degree and/or academic department should be the first page of the pdf document.

File Name: LastName_FirstName.pdf 

STEP 4: Receive Confirmation Email

Once an entry is complete, You receive a confirmation email document has been received.

Your document will be placed in the queue and processed along with all other submissions for the current semester in the order in which your completed file was received. Final documents will become available, beyond any publication or patent embargoes, within 3 - 6 months of your submission.

Records of your document remains discoverable and accessible through the New York Institute of Technology Libraries in perpetuity. 

If you have questions about the visibility of your thesis document in the Institutional Repository, email askalibrarian@nyit.edu.

Deposit Demonstration

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