Go to IUPUI ScholarWorks to login with your IU username and password.
Look for the "Log in " link in the upper right-hand corner.
Choose "Log in with IU Login"
Log in with your IU username and password.
If you have successfully logged in, click on "+ New" in the right-hand menu bar. Then choose "Item."
If you have been given permission from the Graduate School or your department to upload your thesis, choose the correct collection for your work. (Note: If you do not see a collection, contact the Graduate School or the Library for help. This will not work if you do not have prior permission.)
Type the name of your department or school in the "Create a new item box" to find your collection.
(Note: Each step in the submission process will include buttons at the bottom of the page which allow you to discard or save your work so that you can login to IUPUI ScholarWorks and start over or finish the submission later.)
First, upload your file(s). DO THIS BEFORE FILLING OUT THE FORM. Drag and drop your file anywhere on the page or click on the browse button to attach your file. You may upload more than one file -- to do so, click on the "Add more+" button. The upload may take a few seconds depending on the size of your PDF.
The next few steps involve describing your thesis. Enter the information appropriately for your specific document.
Please complete the following fields.
You will be able to view your file under "Manage Files." Here you can view, download, deleted and replace your file as needed.
Optional: If you need to place an embargo on your file, use the calendar to select a lift date. The landing page for this thesis will be visible to all, but users will be unable to download the file until the lift date arrives. The Graduate School limits embargo terms to no longer than two years.
To select an embargo, begin by choosing the "Embargo/Describe File" button.
If you want to share your file with readers everywhere as soon as possible, choose "Open Access." Optionally, you can choose up to a two-year embargo on access to the file by selecting "Embargo."
If you choose to apply an embargo, use the calendar to select a date that the file will be available to download.
Next you will be given the opportunity to assign a Creative Commons License to your work. A Creative Commons License allows you to set parameters for what you will or will not allow others to do with your work. Selecting a Creative Commons License is NOT required. For more information about what a Creative Commons License is, please visit: https://creativecommons.org/about/cclicenses.
If you do NOT with to select a Creative Commons License, do not select anything from the drop-down menu and move to Step 12 on this guide.
If you DO wish to include a Creative Commons License, choose Creative Commons from the drop-down menu and answer the questions that appear.
In the following example, the author would allow anyone to re-post or use their thesis, as long as they credit the author.
Note: We recommend that you choose the International license.
Finally you need to read through the IUPUI ScholarWorks Distribution License to understand the license to which you are agreeing and what you are allowing IUPUI and University Library to do with your work. This is a separate license from the Creative Commons License and it is required. If you agree to the terms, check the box next to "I confirm the license above" and click the "Deposit" button.