Proquest Student Submissions

Student Submission Workflow

Student submits paper:

  • Set up account
  • Student gets list of Admin Specific instructions and information specific to UMass Lowell (created during site setup)
  • Select Publishing Options
    • Traditional Publishing (the approach always taken)
    • Open Access publishing (new approach)(used for broadest possible dissemination of the work)
  • Select publishing restrictions
    • No restrictions
    • Delay releases
  • Contact information
  • Graduate work details
    • Title and year
    • Degree/Department information
    • Advisor
    • Committee Members
  • Upload PDF (we can convert if necessary) with proper formatting.  Can also upload supplementary files.
  • Student can enter Notes to Library administrator about the submission.
  • Register US Copyright
  • Ordering Copies of the published work
    • No cost for submitting paper.
    • Several options for publication: paper, CD, microfiches or microfilm, softbound paper, hardbound paper.
  • Final submission review.
  • NOTES:
    • If student doesn't’ have a credit card can purchase one through the bookstore.