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Step-By-Step Guide To Uploading Your Master’S Thesis, Doctoral Dissertation, Or Other Student Work In The Unl Digital Commons, Paul Royster, Sue Ann Gardner May 2024

Step-By-Step Guide To Uploading Your Master’S Thesis, Doctoral Dissertation, Or Other Student Work In The Unl Digital Commons, Paul Royster, Sue Ann Gardner

Thesis and Dissertation Deposit Information Resources

Step-by-step Guide to Uploading Your Master’s Thesis, Doctoral Dissertation, or Other Student Work in the UNL Digital Commons

This is just what the title says: a step-by-step guide to online deposit procedures.

Note: Deposit of master's theses is required, not optional. Deposit of doctoral dissertations for public access is optional, but strongly recommended.

Theses and dissertations are treated the same with respect to UNL Digital Commons deposit procedures.


Where To Deposit Your Master’S Thesis Or Phd Dissertation In The Unl Digital Commons, Paul Royster, Sue Ann Gardner Apr 2024

Where To Deposit Your Master’S Thesis Or Phd Dissertation In The Unl Digital Commons, Paul Royster, Sue Ann Gardner

Thesis and Dissertation Deposit Information Resources

A list of degree-granting programs with links to the proper series for thesis and dissertation deposit in the UNL Digital Commons.

UNL = University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Updated April 2024.

Find your degree-granting program in the list, then click on the link to go to the proper series to deposit your thesis, dissertation, or other student work.


A Warning About Mathtype By Design Science, Inc., Paul Royster Aug 2010

A Warning About Mathtype By Design Science, Inc., Paul Royster

Thesis and Dissertation Deposit Information Resources

MathType (current version 6.6) is a third-party software package for typesetting and editing complex mathematical equations and expressions. It is sold and distributed by Design Science, Inc. headquartered in Long Beach, California. It sells for about $100 ($60 academic), and is offered free as a 30-day trial. It is a macro-driven package that serves as an “add-on” to Microsoft Word or other editing programs. MathType has significant compatibility issues, however, with Adobe Acrobat; and generating PDF files from documents containing MathType elements is far from straightforward. We recently encountered a dissertation that had used MathType to set 100+ mathematical expressions …


Common Pdf Issues And Their Solutions, Paul Royster Sep 2009

Common Pdf Issues And Their Solutions, Paul Royster

Thesis and Dissertation Deposit Information Resources

1. Page numbering: changing from roman numerals to Arabic numbers and restarting sequence with “1” at Chapter 1. 2. Embedding your fonts. 3. Page numbers appearing on pages where they’re not allowed. Other issues: File too gigantic; Pagination reflows from MS Word to PDF version; Acrobat vs. Reader; Where to find Adobe Acrobat; If all else fails …