PhD students are required to deposit a PDF of their thesis in Durham e-Theses, the University's open access e-theses repository. Durham e-Theses contains:
Please see the boxes on this page for guidance on the full submission process, and the Durham e-theses deposit guide.
If you are having problems accessing the e-Theses submission system from off campus, the below instructions may help.
Should you have reason to place an embargo on your thesis in Durham e-Theses, please download, complete and email the Restricting Access to your Thesis form to the Graduate School at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your request must be authorised by both your primary Supervisor and Departmental Director of Postgraduate Research.
Full guidance can be found on here or can be downloaded as a pdf as below.
The Durham University Open Access policy not only applies to academic staff but also to Postgraduate Research students, if they publish in scholarly peer-reviewed publications.
Details of how to deposit in Durham Research Online (DRO) - Durham University's institutional open access repository - can be found on the Durham Research Online pages. This will involve being able to access the Worktribe system - if you are unable to do so, please contact your department Senior Research Administrator.