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Publishing Dissertations

This Libguide provides guidance on how to prepare and submit your dissertation for publication by ProQuest Dissertation Publishing.

How Long Does Processing Take?

Once the Library system administrator releases your dissertation for publication by ProQuest, you can expect that it will be 4-6 weeks ...

  • until your dissertation's bibliographic information will begin to appear in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses service and in Google Scholar results.  At that point, others will be able to read your abstract and download your dissertation, and ...
  • your full-text dissertation will then be available for download or viewing on PQDT Open, the website for accessing open-access theses and dissertations.

The length of time to receive printed copies is 8-10 weeks.