You need to know whether the rights associated with your thesis allow you to deposit it in ORA. Please be particularly aware of the rights of third party copyright holders (ie materials included in the thesis where the copyright is held by a third party). For help and guidance see the Copyright section of this LibGuide.
ORA will accept any font or characters that are Unicode
Many authors need to include non-Roman characters in their publications. Use of Unicode fonts is recommended for inclusion in ORA.
Other non-Unicode fonts/characters may be problematic:
If you are not using a Unicode font, please avoid inserting non-Roman characters or other non-Unicode characters in the ORA deposit form. Contact ORA@bodleian.ox.ac.uk if you have any queries on this matter.
Many students want to include images within their thesis. If you intend to include images you might like to think about:
General advice is to keep things as simple as possible. You should check with your supervisor for information about what your academic division permits as content of the thesis.
Help and information
For help and information about many issues associated with images (such as format and rights), you can contact Bodleian Libraries Imaging Services who will try to help. Contact details and information can be found on the Imaging Services website.
Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) is an institutional repository for the University of Oxford and is home to the scholarly output of its research members. It holds publications, theses and research data.