Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Center Documentation

The OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) Center is an open access, online database of undergraduate, master, and doctoral degree theses and dissertation from OhioLINK ETD Center member institutions. Abstracts are available, as well as full-text when provided. Want to join the OhioLINK ETD Center? Contact support@ohiolink.edu for more information on how to get started.

ETD Council Policy Decision Guide

ETD Center Institution Administrators roster

ETD Center and Administration, Release Notes

ETD Center Change to Email Notifications

Manuals for using the ETD Center by roles
ETD Administrator manual
ETD Reviewer manual
ETD Submitter manual
ETD Batch Uploader manual and quickstart guide
*Contact OhioLINK Support (support@ohiolink.edu) with any questions or to request manuals.

Other ETD documentation
ETD Consumer Guide covers OAI-PMH metadata harvesting, ETDcat and MARC records, Google Scholar and more.

Retrospective Scanning Guidelines cover important topics and considerations when beginning a digitization project with theses and dissertations.

OhioLINK ETD Center OAI-PMH MARC Cataloging Records Quick Start Guide
OhioLINK ETD Center OAI-PMH MARC Cataloging Records Manual
Brief How-to Video: ETD Center Cataloging Using MarcEdit and OAI-PMH (October 2021) (opens in a new tab)
1-hour Webinar: Using New Workflow Improved MARC Records Ohiolink ETD Center (December 2021)

ETD Center Council
Formed in 2014, the ETD Center Council serves in an advisory capacity for the OhioLINK ETD institutions and community, working with an OhioLINK liasion on issues concerning the ETD Center.