ETD Guide/Training the Trainers/Demonstrations, explanations

Many technological choices such as encoding formats, computing tools, dissemination tools, and copyrights, have an important impact on the ETD project’s success. It is necessary an overview of the different aspects of producing, disseminating, archiving theses in electronic formats, implementation and management of ETD projects.

At the present time several universities have initiated individual or cooperative projects for publishing and distributing theses, with different strategies approach : NDLTD (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations) with 103 member universities, Cyberthèses (Université de Montrèal, Université de Lyon, Universidad de Chile, Université de Genève with about 10 member universities) , Digital Australian Theses Program (8 Australian universities) and Dissertationen Online (5 German universities).

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