10 days before the date of the public defense student must submit ETD work to Repository according to ETD submission instruction.
1. Main stages of submission of ETD work:
1.1. student‘s registration in Repository and log in;
1.2. submission of metadata** about the student, ETD supervisor, title, 3–5 key words, summaries in Lithuanian and English, etc.;
1.3. choice of access of ETD work: 1) freely accessible on the internet, 2) accessible only on the University intranet, 3) not public accessible. Maximum possible embargo*** period for ETD work – 5 years (60 months). At the end of the embargo period (specified for the ETD work, the student has the opportunity to prolong or change (within a month) ETD work access conditions. If the ETD work access conditions are not renewed, they are automatically changed (for ETD work) to – freely available on the internet. University supports the Open Access movement and encourages the publication of ETD works freely accessible on the internet;
1.4. submission of ETD work file (main file must be submitted in PDF format. At the request of the author, Work as an appendix may be submitted in other formats);
1.5. confirmation of e-licence agreement;
1.6. student will receive confirmation information by e- mail about submission of ETD work. Upon receipt of confirmation from the library staff responsible person about the correctness of the data, the student is allowed to defend ETD work.
In case of uncertainty, contact the responsible library staff persons.
*ETD – master theses, doctoral dissertations and their summaries.
**Metadata – data about the ETD (author, title, key words, etc.).
*** Embargo period – period, when public access to the ETD is restricted.