To see only print theses click 'In the Walton Hall library' and refine your results to resource type 'Thesis'.
Please contact the Library helpdesk giving the author and title of the thesis.
Depending on the size of the file(s) you are downloading, the system may take some time to download them.
OU staff and research students can borrow a consultation copy of a thesis (if available), we require 24 hours notice.
By contrast, Pro Quest, the world’s largest commercial publisher of ETDs, charges a $95 fee to make an ETD open access.
Institutions worldwide have moved toward open access ETD publication because it dramatically increases the visibility and reach of their graduate research.
You automatically own the copyright in your dissertation or thesis as soon as you create it, regardless of whether you register it include a copyright page or copyright notice. Those who do register their copyrights do so because they value having their copyright ownership officially and publicly recorded.
Getting a copyright registered is required before you can sue someone for infringement.
You can quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.
The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access.