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Scholarly Communications

Options for your Dissertation/Thesis

ProQuest/UMI offers different options when you publish with them.  Their Publishing Agreement outlines these options.  Carefully consider which option suits your needs.

"Section III. Publishing Options & Signature
Select the publishing options below that best fit your interests and scholarly publishing obligations.

Traditional Publishing

  • I want to make my work widely available and I want to be eligible to receive royalties on the sale of my work.
  • I understand that I must maintain a current mailing address with ProQuest/UMI in order to be eligible to receive royalties.
  • I understand that the ProQuest/UMI fee for Traditional Publishing is ..........

Open Access Publishing

  •  I want the broadest possible dissemination of my work, and I want to provide free global access to the electronic copy of my work via the Internet.
  •  I understand that I will not be eligible to receive royalties.
  •  I understand that the ProQuest/UMI fee for Open Access Publishing of Master’s thesis is ........."