- The Digital Archives of Colorado College is an institutional repository designed to save your electronic thesis in perpetuity.
- When submitted to the Digital Archives, your thesis will be available to link to on resumes and job applications.
- Making your thesis Open Access on the web shares the creative work of the College with the world.
Your Department Office Assistant
The office assistant in the department of your major knows the submission policy for that department, and can help you with questions about submitting the final copy of your thesis. If you have additional questions, contact Lisa or Brandy.
Electronic Thesis Contact
Lisa Lister, Collections Librarian & Digital Archives Manager
x6242 or email Lisa
Print Thesis/Bindery Contact
Brandy Lachocki, Receiving Coordinator
x6663 or email Brandy
Read this BEFORE you submit to the Digital Archives
1. Make sure you have the FINAL version of your thesis. Your final copy needs to have been approved by your advisor, with all final corrections made.
2. Your thesis should have a title page. This sample title page illustrates the key elements needed.
3. Save your thesis as a PDF/A. See the "Converting a Word file to PDF/A" tab above.
4. Have your abstract ready to copy and paste into the form.
6. You will be asked to supply keywords that describes the subject of your thesis.
7. If you are submitting a dataset (optional), have your dataset abstract ready to paste into the form, and know the name of the software program you used to create your dataset, such as SPSS 4.7, Excel 2010, etc.
READY TO SUBMIT? Find the correct submission form here
When you submit your thesis electronically to the Digital Archives, it will be saved in perpetuity in the College's institutional repository, and available on the open web.
To submit your thesis, choose the self-submission form for your department: