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Instructions

Depositing and publishing your thesis in digital format

Faculty of Social Sciences

With these quick instructions you can deposit your master's thesis. If you need more information, please see the Links section.
 

  1. Convert your thesis into a single PDF file (containing also the abstract page or pages), name the file (without Scandinavian letters or special characters) and save it.
  2. Log on to the submission form with your UH user id (see the links below) and follow these steps:
    1. Convert your thesis into a single PDF file (containing also the abstract page or pages), name the file (without Scandinavian letters or special characters) and save it.
    2. Log on to the submission form with your UH user id (see the links below) and follow instructions. After sucessful submission your thesis will enter the assessment process.
  3. When the assessment is ready, you will receive an email from E-thesis system regarding the online publication of your thesis.

Submission Form for The Faculty of Social Sciences

After the deposit, your thesis will stay in queue until it is approved by the faculty.

Digital archiving or publishing online

If during the deposit you do not accept the publishing license, the PDF version of your thesis will be "archived", stored in such a way that the full text can be used locally inside the library and only the reference and the abstract are publicly available online in E-thesis.

Whereas if you do accept the publishing license, your thesis will be publicly available in the Internet and can be found on the web e.g. with Google.

If your thesis is related to a company or an organization, you should make sure that the company or organization in question agrees with publishing your whole thesis online.

On the benefits of online publishing see this article in
 Verkkari (in Finnish).

If you need help

With converting your thesis into a PDF file or with depositing you can contact the Library: e-thesis[ att ] helsinki.fi

If you have problems with PDF conversion you can also contact the IT Service HelpDesk (02941 55555)

N.B. If you want to submit a Master's thesis which has already been assessed and approved, please fill in the Master's thesis form and send a signed copy of the publishing agreement form (available in Finnish only) to E-thesis. A scanned copy of a signed agreement form can be sent by e-mail as well.

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