See the Merritt User Guide for more information, or contact UC3 at [email protected] any questions about how best to set up an account and submit collections to Merritt.
In addition to the mechanisms of submitting content, some import attributes of the material should also be considered: Public access to submitted UC ETDs is provided through e Scholarship and many campuses are already taking advantage of this service.
All campuses require preservation for their ETDs, therefore use of the CDL ETD service begins with submission to Merritt.
CDL can receive ETDs directly from Proquest and submit them to Merritt, simplifying the process.
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Because each campus has its own set of policies and procedures for handling ETDs, the CDL ETD service can be customized to best address local needs.
Specifically, while all campuses desire preservation for their ETDs, only some require that these culminating projects be made publicly accessible at this point.