As parts of students’ coursework or graduation requirements, Panitza Library stores and makes available senior theses and other academic writing such as independent study projects.
This collection is included in the Library’s archive and is open only for reference or research use. The paper copies are stored at the Circulation desk. The electronic files are available online and can be accessed from the catalog only within the university’s network.
There are certain regulations to be followed before students submit their theses.
1. Every student is required to hand in the final version of the thesis to the Library before the defense date.
2. The copy has to be both in paper and electronic format, including any additional materials (webpage demos, PowerPoint presentation, posters, etc.). Librarian will accept the copy and review the completeness of the material/s. The library prefers electronic format of submission in MS Word, Adobe, PDF. The submitter can integrate multimedia elements.
3. Upon submission, the student has to fill in a form, giving the following data:
- Author information: full name, ID, address, street, city, country, e-mail.
- Thesis information: title, subtitle, university department, keywords, number and format of submitted files.
- Abstract (250-350 words).
Panitza Library will catalogue every thesis it has received. The bibliographic record will be included in the Library Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) and the document can be located using the author’s name, the document subject headings, and keywords. All accompanying files will be listed in the record.