Before you begin, have the following information with you:
Set up an account and follow the steps for uploading a PDF of your dissertation.
Begin at Widener's ProQuest ETD Platform: http://www.etdadmin.com/widener
1. Click on Login in the upper right corner
2. Select Student from the drop down menu
3. Click on Create New Student Account
4. Fill out the Form
5. Click on Create Account
*If you do not have a PDF, you can upload a word document and it will be converted to a PDF during the upload Process
**If you are using copyrighted material in your dissertation/thesis you need to get permission from the copyright holder to use the material in your dissertation/thesis. This could be an email, a formal letter, or something else. Upload what you have. Here is more information of obtaining permission.
ProQuest will file for Copyright on your behalf, if you would like. Copyright protects your intellectual property from theft.
ProQuest gives you the opportunity to purchase bound copies of your dissertation/thesis. This is entirely optional.
If you want to purchase copies:
If you DO NOT want to purchase Copies:
You did it! You have successfully submitted your dissertation to the ProQuest/UMI ETD site. You will be notified by email when the secondary administrator in your department has accepted your submission, when the primary administrator has delivered your submission to ProQuest/UMI , and when your dissertation has been included in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (this can take 8‐12 weeks).
If you have any questions at all, please contact Kayla Van Osten in the library at 610‐499‐4591 or email@example.com.