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Research Elevenses E-theses Recording

* UPDATE *

A recording of the talk on e-theses is now available here: 
https://connect.le.ac.uk/p482g155yoc/

Please share with anyone you think may be interested. If you have any questions about the e-theses collection, or the LRA, please email us: openaccess@le.ac.uk





This first Research Elevenses of 2016 is this Tuesday. Grant Denkinson will be talking about our newly enhanced e-theses collection. Join us in person or online. The recording of the talk will also be made available afterwards.

Electronic PhD theses: our “best sellers”


12th Jan

11am, ATT 208

Electronic theses are the most popular downloads from Leicester Research Archive (LRA) and form a huge body of knowledge which is often only available from the LRA. All doctoral theses are now submitted in electronic form and we’ve scanned older printed theses right back to the founding of the University. Apart from embargoed works, most Leicester theses are now available to the world.

LRA Manager Grant Denkinson will share some highlights of our collection and his hopes for the future of open scholarship.



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