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Theses and dissertations: Publishing theses and other publications

Publishing Master's and Bachelor's theses

The Master's and Bachelor’s theses are collected in Aaltodoc publication archive via MyCourses and the eAge electronic service delivery system.

Publicity of a thesis

Approved thesis is a public document. About official documents please see the Constitution of Finland, Section 12.2 and the Act on the Openness of Government Activities, Section 1. See also Aalto University General Regulations on Teaching and Studying, Section 33

  • Confidential information should be presented in a separate background material and not part of the thesis. This is based on the guidelines published by the Ministry of Education and Culture (2/500/2004).
  • Students can decide about the availability of the archived master thesis. Archived thesis can be available via open network or only at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. Please note, copy of the thesis can be send to another library via interlibrary loan service to read at the library's premises.

 

Electronic archiving

Majority of new theses are archived in electronic form.

  • Archived file should be the final version of the thesis.
  • Archived file should be in PDF/A format.
  • Student may decide whether the master thesis will be published in open network or closed network.
  • Student can postpone the publication of the thesis in open network by one (1) year.
  • Publishing of bachelor thesis depends of the school.

 

Further information:

  • Instructions and schedules for Master's and Bachelor’s thesis can be found on the programme's Into pages.

  • servicedesk [at] aalto.fi helps you with PDF/A conversion issues.

  • eage [at] aalto.fi helps you if something went wrong while downloading your thesis to eAGE.

  • turnitin [at] aalto.fi helps you if you have proplems using the Turnitin program.

  • aaltodoc-help [at] aalto.fi helps you after the thesis file have been archived to Aaltodoc.

Publishing dissertations

Dissertations of the Aalto University are published in the DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS series. Publications are put together on the publication platform webservice, and the process is finished with placing an order to the printing house. The Aalto ARTS Books publishing house takes care for the publishing activities of the doctoral dissertations of the ARTS School.

It is preferable to publish the electronic version of the dissertation in Aaltodoc publication archive. The publication can be published in Aaltodoc only upon the permission of all the publication authors.

Further information:

Making other publications

Publications of the Aalto University are put together on the publication platform webservice, and the process is finished with placing an order to the printing house. ISSN- and ISBN-numbers along with Aalto Serial number are generated automatically at the publication platform when ordering the publication. Concerning other publications, please contact: julkaisut@aalto.fi

Electronic publications of the Aalto University are published in Aaltodoc publication repository. The publication can be published in Aaltodoc only upon the permission of all the publication authors.

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