Open Access ETDs: Providing Readership and Opportunities for Graduate Students
USF ETD FAQ : really helpful for questions about the benefits to having it online, publishers reactions, who requires it here and around the world.
You will have a permanent url to your work in Scholarship@Claremont that can be emailed, linked to, and posted on CVs, job applications, websites, etc.
You will receive a download count report that will tell you how often your thesis is being viewed.
Your college can link to RSS feeds of the uploaded theses on the college or department websites.
Easily discoverable through Google and other search engines
Supports academic departments and programs in showcasing student accomplishments