Frequently Asked Questions


What is in Open Scholarship?
The Open Scholarship repository contains reprints of faculty articles, book chapters, original journals and books, conference materials, theses and dissertations, undergraduate research, special course projects, and other scholarly or creative materials created by the Washington University community.

How do I submit my thesis or dissertation (ETD)?
Details about submitting an ETD are at https://library.wustl.edu/units/digital/etds/

How can I add an embargo to my thesis or dissertation?
Details about requesting an embargo are at http://libanswers.wustl.edu/faq/5618

How can I read a thesis or dissertation under embargo? Details about reading a work under embargo are at http://libanswers.wustl.edu/faq/5640

Where can I find out more about making my research available online?
Visit the Open Access & Open Scholarship page or contact your subject librarian to ask about how to contribute research (including article reprints, original publications, and data) to the repository.

If the information you are looking for is not covered here, please visit Ask Us to ask a question and view more FAQ’s regarding Open Scholarship. You can also visit The Digital Gateway (Scholarly Publishing unit) or email digital AT wustl DOT edu.