Public Access and Your Thesis (March)

Public Access and Your Thesis


Webinar for graduate & academic researchers | Researcher@Library

Get an overview of everything you need to know to prepare a PhD or Masters by Research thesis for the University's Open Access Repository.

Learning Outcomes

  • An overview of University of Melbourne policy governing public access to graduate research theses.
  • An overview of the systems used for examination and open access publishing: TES and Minerva Access.
  • The benefits of making a thesis open access, along with a consideration of potential issues.
  • Selecting and applying embargo periods to protect commercial IP, patent applications, legally/politically sensitive information, and your ability to publish.
  • Managing 3rd-party copyright.
  • Issues to be aware of early if planning to submit a thesis-with-publication

This event is part of the Researcher@Library program. It is open to all University of Melbourne staff and students. For more information, email

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