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Why should you make your scholarship available to the world?

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The Benefits

  • 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
    • Increases the visibility of students and their advisors, potentially leading to improved job prospects or graduate school placement for students and better recruitment for your college
    • Studies have shown that open-access articles are cited more frequently than comparable works that aren’t openly available.
  • Supports academic departments and programs in showcasing student accomplishments
    • Improvement in student outcomes. Knowing that the final product is going to be shared online with a wide audience is more likely to make a positive impact in the quality of content.
    • Effective method of sharing original research beyond the student and the faculty reader.
  • Preservation
    • Reduce wear and tear of copying frequently requested theses.
    • Easy access, any time and any place -- no longer limited to the open hours of reading room