December 12, 2012
Putting Dissertation Online Isn't an Obstacle to Print Publication, Surveys Find
Are you a science graduate student worried that making your thesis or dissertation available online will hurt your chances of getting it published? Gail McMillan, director of the digital library and archives at Virginia Tech, has good news for you. In a recent survey of science-journal editors, 87 percent indicated they would consider articles drawn from openly accessible electronic theses and dissertations, or ETD's.
Ms. McMillan helped run the survey under the auspices of the
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