Policies for Master's Theses

Who Can Submit

Master's Theses only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of the University of Connecticut Graduate School.

Rights and Permissions

Submission Agreement for Masters Theses

Before submitting a paper to the repository, authors should be sure that all necessary permissions have been cleared. Authors retain the copyright to their own paper and grant DigitalCommons@UConn the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that the author may also publish it elsewhere.

It is necessary that an author agrees to the terms of publishing in the repository listed in the author agreement:

"I hold the copyright to this article or have been authorized by the copyright holder to upload this article for distribution, and agree to permit this document to be posted in Master's Theses.

I warrant that the posting of the work does not infringe any copyright, nor violate any proprietary rights, nor contain any libelous matter, nor invade the privacy of any person or third party, nor otherwise violate Repository policies.

I understand that accepted papers may be posted immediately as submitted, unless the submitting author requests otherwise or submits a revision."

Access Control

Authors have the option to choose either Open Access (full content available to all) or Campus Access (full content only available to those using a computer on the UConn campus, to those with an NetID username and password, or through interlibrary loan).

Embargos

Authors also have the option to choose to place their theses under a temporary embargo of either six months or up to one year.

For additional information, please contact the UConn Graduate School, masters.theses@uconn.edu.