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ETD; electronic theses and dissertations; ETD workflows; streamlining; metadata; sustainability; Digital Commons; UNF; harvesting; controlled headings; authority control

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Navigating The Universe Of Etds: Streamlining For An Efficient And Sustainable Workflow At The University Of North Florida Library, Courtenay Mcleland, Marielle Veve Jan 2014

Navigating The Universe Of Etds: Streamlining For An Efficient And Sustainable Workflow At The University Of North Florida Library, Courtenay Mcleland, Marielle Veve

Marielle Veve

Since its inception in 2011, the Digital Projects and Preservation Department at the University of North Florida (UNF) Library has been digitizing print theses and dissertations while also offering a mediated option for online submissions through its institutional repository (IR). It was not until Fall 2012 that the submission of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) became a requirement for the university graduates. As time passed and the number of ETDs deposited grew, so did the need to streamline processes to avoid duplication of efforts, improve efficiencies, and save time. After much experimentation and effort, the presenters were able to successfully …