West Virginia University Institutional Repository: Transforming Knowledge and Research

ETD Seminar

January 6, 2012

The West Virginia University Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Task Force, in conjunction with the Office of Graduate Education’s “Graduate Academy” workshop series is pleased to announce the following campus wide ETD seminar.

Monday, February 6, 2012
3:00 – 4:30 PM
NRCCE Building (Evansdale Campus), Room 101A-B

Open to all WVU graduate students, faculty and staff. Students who will be attending a college/school/department-level ETD seminar do not need to attend the campus-wide session.. Please register by sending an e-mail to GradEd@mail.wvu.edu or call (304) 293-7173.

About the

WVU Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Graduate Seminar

WVU has successfully required the electronic submission of all theses and dissertations since 1998. This seminar will provide an overview of the WVU ETD program and process, highlight the submission requirements, and include a demonstration of electronic file conversion to Adobe Acrobat PDF along with technical tips for success. The potential for inclusion of multimedia materials, development and promotion of graduate portfolios and discussion of intellectual property issues, new authoring spaces and online research venues will also be explored. This will be of great interest to graduate level students, faculty and staff.


JOHN HAGEN is the ETD Program Coordinator and Institutional Repository Manager for the University Libraries at WVU. He has been the technical reviewer for all thesis and dissertation submissions, and has provided counsel on intellectual property and submissions issues since 1989.

A representative from Training Services for the Office of Information Technology Customer Support at WVU will be available for technical questions and to announce technical support services and training opportunities available to WVU faculty, staff, and students.

Customized college/school/department-level ETD seminars may also be booked upon request. Please direct any comments, questions or requests to John Hagen at John.Hagen@mail.wvu.edu.