When your submission passes review, the administrator will 'accept' it.
Your ETD is then sent to Pro Quest/UMI for publishing.
The assigned administrator reviews your submission to ensure that your information—including your abstract and the PDF of your manuscript—is accurate, correct, and complete.
You may be asked to make either minor or major revisions.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Once upon a time, dissertations were “available” through UMI as microfilm or through Interlibrary Loan as bound copies.
In either case, you knew that you were not supposed to quote from the document or use its ideas without permission from the author.If you have specific legal questions pertaining to NYU, please contact the Office of General Counsel.Your submission is assigned to an administrator at your graduate school for review.Furthermore, its being there may interfere with your landing a revised version at a reputable press.You could ruin your chances of getting tenure if your thesis is freely available.He sent it off and the journal wrote back to ask whether this was from a chapter in a thesis on Pro Quest; if so, they would not look at it because they considered it already published.The same could happen to your article or book manuscript.NYU Libraries supports the university's research, teaching, and service mission by providing guidance for faculty, students, and staff on how copyright relates to the creation, use, and sharing of knowledge.The information presented here is intended for informational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice.Whenever that protection runs out, though, Pro Quest or the library or both will make the piece available.Your university may argue that a state institution receives public money, so part of its mission is to make its research available to that same public.