How to Deposit
Depositing Articles and Other Faculty Research Publications
Spectrum Checklist: I want to deposit an
do I need?
How to Deposit an Article in Spectrum
How to Deposit an Article with a DOI in Spectrum
Message to publisher: sample message
be sent to publishers to enquire about their policies regarding depositing articles into an institutional
Sherpa/RoMEO: a directory of journal publisher policies on author self-archiving.
Concordia University Research Repository Non-Exclusive License
Depositing Concordia Theses
How to Prepare Your Thesis for Deposit in Spectrum
How to Deposit Your Thesis in Spectrum
How to Deposit Your Research Creation Thesis in Spectrum
As of Spring 2011, Concordia graduate students are required to deposit their thesis in Spectrum. A Concordia thesis is intended to be a piece of work that is openly and publicly available. At the time of deposit, graduate students agree to the Spectrum license, which originates from the Concordia University Policy on Intellectual Property:
"30. Upon submission of a thesis by a graduate student, the graduate student shall be deemed to have granted the University a non-exclusive, royalty free license to reproduce, archive, preserve, conserve, communicate to the public by telecommunication or on the internet, loan, distribute the thesis worldwide for non-commercial purposes, in any format including electronic. In the event of a deferment of a thesis for distribution or publication, it is understood that the University's license to communicate, loan and/or distribute shall only take effect as of the expiry of the agreed upon deferment period."
Spectrum: Concordia University Research Repository ("Spectrum") Non-Exclusive License for Electronic Theses
Concordia University Policy on Intellectual Property
Questions concerning the deposit of theses in Spectrum can be directed to Sharon Carey at the Thesis Office, at 514-848-2424 ext. 3802 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Concordia Libraries have made most theses from 1967-2006 available in Spectrum. If you are the author of a thesis from this time period and you do not wish your thesis to be available in Spectrum, please email Spectrum editors at email@example.com.
Depositing Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)
Currently, the following programs can deposit a graduate project (non-thesis): Media Studies (MA), Philosophy (MA), Art Therapy (MA), Mathematics (MA/MSc), Studio Arts (MFA).