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Workshops and Classes: Open Access: Your thesis, copyright & ORA

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Open Access: Your thesis, copyright & ORA

Oxford DPhil students are required to deposit a copy of their thesis in the Oxford University Research Archive (ORA). This session will focus on the relevant rights and permissions and other issues that DPhil students need to take into account when preparing their thesis for upload to ORA.  It will also cover how to actually deposit one's thesis in ORA, and how to access help with this process.

Topics include:

  • How to deposit your thesis in ORA
  • Observing relevant rights and permissions
  • Accessing help with depositing your thesis in ORA

Intended Audience:  All Oxford University doctoral research students

Dates and booking

Next date TBA > Booking closed

Notice of recording

Each live online training session will be recorded for accessibility and inclusivity reasons, and will be shared with all attendees after the session. It may also be put onto Canvas (Oxford University’s virtual learning environment) to enable other Oxford University members with SSO to view it.

You can find a live recording of this workshop on Canvas at Single Sign On is required to view the live recording.

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Presenters:  David Watson; Tuula Lindgren

Format:  Live online presention followed by interactive discussion and Q&A through Microsoft Teams.

What you will need? You will need to provide your own computer with a browser (must be Chrome or Edge) or preferably have the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed.  Please read our guidance notes below on Using Teams for attending Bodleian iSkills workshops. You need to be online with a reliable internet connection.

Related courses:

Related web pages and LibGuides:

Digital theses and ORA: Oxford digital theses

For Researchers - A LibGuide with links to further information on getting published, Research Data Management, Open Access Oxford and depositing your thesis in the Oxford Research Archive (ORA)