Open Repository Theseus gives you online access to theses and publications from Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences.
Upload your thesis to Theseus (as a PDF file) after it has been completed and your instructor has approved it. When you upload your thesis to Theseus you give the permission to online publishing.
Deliver two paper copies (one bound + one unboud) of your thesis to the student services instead of uploading your thesis to Theseus if:
More information: https://oma.metropolia.fi/opiskelijoille/opinnaytetyo-ja-kypsyysnayte
In Finnish only
Avoimen tieteellisen julkaisutoiminnan työryhmän muistio (Opetusministeriön työryhmämuistioita ja selvityksiä 2005:8).
Document gives recommendations for universities of applied sciences for a thesis process that is ethical and in accordance with responsible conduct of research.
“All rights reserved” means that you will retain the rights to your work in accordance with normal copyright legislation.
With a Creative Commons license, you can inform other users of what they are allowed to do with your work. You can, for example, allow them to copy, share, display or present your thesis or modified versions of it and to obligate them to reference your name as the original author.
You can select a Creative Commons license when you own all rights to your thesis or you have permission from the owners of parallel copyrights to use the license. Read more about Creative Commons.
Instructions for uploading your thesis can be found on Theseus.
If your work includes an mp3 or mp4 file you can upload it as a separate file. Fill in the duration of the appendix in full minutes in the corresponding field.
You can bring audio-visual material to the library on a CD. In this case you should add a comment on the location of the separate appendix to Theseus metadata when uploading the PDF file.
Your work needs to be uploaded in PDF format.
Please, read instructions here >>
The thesis should consist of a single PDF file. It is easiest to convert your thesis into a PDF file, if it is one complete text file including the whole content, report etc.
You can convert a Word document into a PDF file in many ways. In Word for excample:
Name the file using the format of Surname_Forename, for example Student_Steve.pdf. The characters allowed are 1-9, a-z, A-Z, _, - and space.
If your PDF files are still separated, you have to merge them. You can use for excample PDF-Tools which can be found on every computer in Metropolia.
Here are the instructions on how to do it:
If you run into problems when converting your document into PDF or uploading your thesis into Theseus you can always send us email: library [at] metropolia.fi.
If you have any questions concerning Theseus please contact us at library (at) metropolia.fi
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