Electronic Theses & Dissertations

An Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) is a document that reports the research of a graduate student. It is expressed using Adobe’s Personal Document Format (PDF) that is suitable for machine archives and worldwide retrieval. The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida are responsible for cataloging, preserving, and providing access to the dissertations and theses produced in support of graduate degree programs at UF. 

UF’s electronic theses and dissertations reside in the Institutional Repository at the University of Florida (the IR@UF). For more information on ETDs at UF, please visit the UF Graduate School Editorial Office or Thesis and Dissertation Support at the UF Computing Help Desk

Copyright Ownership of UF Theses and Dissertation is discussed in the University of Florida Intellectual Property Policy.

If you would like to request an extension to your ETD restriction period, please send an email with your name, the title of your ETD, and the year you graduated to ETDextensions@uflib.ufl.edu.

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