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Check list for the submission of an electronic dissertation

This checklist offers you an overview of the submission and publication procedure at the University Library and the entire process of the publication of your thesis.

Checklist for electronic publication

Registering your dissertation (PhD thesis):

  • You register your dissertation via the registration form.
  • We as the University Library assign the URN. You will receive the URN from us by email.
  • You embed the URN on the cover page of your dissertation (PhD thesis) at the bottom on the left before creating the presentation format and before printing the document.

Submission of your dissertation to the University Library / Dissertation Office:

  • You have submitted the summary of the dissertation (PhD thesis) in German and English as two plain text files (TXT) with the registration form and submit the full text of the dissertation in presentation format (PDF/A or PS) in a way agreed with the University Library. The files must not contain any password and/or copy protection.
  • In addition, you submit four printed and bound copies of the dissertation (PhD thesis).
  • You enclose the completed and signed Declaration of consent with the printed copies.
  • After checking the electronic version and the printed copies of the dissertation, we as the University Library confirm the relevant Dean's Office the duly submission of the required copies.

Publication of your dissertation:

  • We publish your dissertation with ilmedia in the Digitale Bibliothek Thüringen (dbt).
  • We will send you the URL for persistent access to your dissertation by email.

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