For example, in 2008, Pro Quest creating OCR scans for older dissertations in order to make full-text PDFs of graduate works searchable.
We anticipate that this project will be complete in 2014.
Pro Quest has been working with universities that had been using the paper agreement to implement an online website where authors can submit the publishing agreement.
Universities will continue to use their current PDF deposit method for the dissertation and theses manuscripts.
For example, it offers: While we encourage all our university publishing partners to migrate to online submission, Pro Quest Dissertation Publishing continues to support paper submission.
Questions about paper submission can be directed to our Author and School Relations group.
Universities still using the paper agreement and submission form and have not set up an online submission site should contact [email protected] assistance.
You can also view a recorded webinar explaining the migration to the online publishing agreement and how to proceed.
Pro Quest has partnered with academic institutions around the world to archive and disseminate a comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. Pro Quest now has partnerships with most of the doctoral institutions in the U. and Canada and with a significant and growing list of international universities.
The program started in 1939 with a goal to create a U. Each year, Pro Quest adds more than 130,000 new dissertations and theses to its largest dissertation database, Pro Quest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global.