Make sure you have all of the information you will need before you begin submission.Find your way to Scholar Works @ Georgia State University.
Author - This is pre-populated with the information you entered when you created your account. Date of Award - Please use your Commencement (Graduation) date (NOT a defense or submission date) and do NOT add a season.
Make sure it is in MLA style - meaning capitalize the first letter of each name/word. Embargo Period - Please discuss your embargo decision with your college and your advisor. Access Confirmation - confirm that you made the intended Embargo selection in the previous step.
Does your thesis or dissertation disclose or describe any inventions or discoveries that could potentially have commercial application and therefore warrant patenting?
(If you and/or your faculty advisor(s) have any questions about making this determination, please contact the Office of Technology Commercialization & Industry Relations).
You can see a copy of the agreement by clicking here.
Check the box at the bottom of the page and click continue.
Colleges at Georgia State have different policies regarding embargos, and many require permission for an embargo, so be sure to check with your college before making this decision.
No embargo required By choosing no embargo you are agreeing to publish your thesis or dissertation in Scholar [email protected] immediately after graduation.
You'll see a page with several required fields where you'll need to enter information: Dissertation/Thesis Title - DO NOT USE ALL CAPS, even if you are instructed to use all caps in the document itself!
Please enter the title in headline style - meaning capitalize the first letter of the first word and the first letter of each following word in the title EXCEPT prepositions, conjunctions, articles, and the second word in hyphenated words. If you need to edit your author information, click the button.