The full program includes an opening ceremony, breakout presentations, keynote speakers, a vendor fair, poster presentations, a silent auction, a symposium dinner and a variety of networking opportunities.



Accepted Papers and Posters

ETD initiative at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh: Issues and Challenges
Amjad Ali and Jafar Iqbal, Maulana Azad Library, Aligarh Muslim University, India

Branching out to a larger audience: BIUST library marketing strategies in promoting Institutional Repository
Winnie Mozila, Botswana Internation University of Science and Technology, Botswana

Digital Archive on Agricultural Theses and Journals of Bangladesh: An Overview
Mohammad Shakaought Hossain Bhuiyan, Faculty of Fine Art Library, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

The ETD Lens on the Institutional Repository and the University
Gail McMillan, Scholarly Communication, Virginia Tech Libraries, USA

Using Persistent Identifiers to Track PhD Outcomes
Frances Madden, The British Library, UK
Vasily Bunakov, Science and Technology Facilities Council, UK

Using Metadata Record Graphs to Understand Controlled Vocabulary and Keyword Usage for Subject Representation in the UNT Theses and Dissertations Collection
Mark E. Phillips, Hannah Tarver,Oksana L. Zavalina, University of North Texas, USA

Accesses to ETDs in Languages Other than Portuguese @PUC-Rio: a Different View
Ana Pavani, Member IEEE, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Customization of digital library of PhD dissertations for citizens
Ljubomir Paskali, Dragan Ivanovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

National ETD Initiatives in Global Platform: Participative analysis and current status in NDLTD repository
Sukanta Kumar Patra, Jadavpur University, India
Mousumi Das, Govt. College of Nursing, ID & BG Hospital, India

The Value of ETDs for Building a Transnational Database about Careers of Doctorate Holders
Jakob Tesch, German Cenre for Science and Technology Studies (DZHW), Germany
Eric J. Iversen, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Norway

The Development and Management of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) at the University of Khartoum
Omer Hassan Abdelrahman, Library and Information Science, 
Faculty of Arts, University of Khartoum, Sudan

PhD Training on Open Science in French Universities
Joachim Schöpfel, University of Lille, GERiiCO laboratory, France
Hélène Prost, CNRS, GERiiCO laboratory, France
Bernard Jacquemin, University of Lille, GERiiCO laboratory, France
Eric Kergosien, University of Lille, GERiiCO laboratory, France

Topic Mapping of ETDs in ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT) Global Database during 2018
Manika Lamba, Margam Madhusudhan, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, India

Summarizing ETDs with Deep Learning
William A. Ingram, Bipasha Banerjee, Edward A. Fox, Virginia Tech, USA

A Multi-Faceted Multi-Stakeholder Approach for Increased Visibility of ETDs in Zambia
Lighton Phiri, University of Zambia, Zambia

Embracing open science agenda through coordinated approach: The Botswana case
Tuelo Ntlotlang, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana

Proposta para adoção de métricas alternativas na Biblioteca Digital Brasileira de Teses e Dissertações
Bruna Carla Muniz Cajé, PPGCI/IBICT/UFRJ, Brazil

A questão do embargo e o financiamento da pesquisa no Brasil
Bruna Carla Muniz Cajé, PPGCI/IBICT/UFRJ, Brazil

The survey of the Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) in institutional repositories in South African universities
Thembani Malapela, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Zanele Hadebe, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Collence Chisita, University of South Africa, South Africa

Global visibility and exposure to drive the quality of doctoral education
Olga Moskaleva, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Meinhard Kettler, Academic Relationship Manager Dissertations and Theses, ProQuest, Germany

O exercício do direito de informação no âmbito de trabalhos de investigação: a segurança dos dados pessoais
Abílio Cardoso, Ana Machado, Mariana de Sousa, University Portucalense Infante D. Henrique, Portugal

TripartiteCooperation in Assigning ETDs with DOIs – A Practical Experience of National Taiwan Normal University Library
Chiu-Yun Yu, Hao-Ren Ke, National Taiwan Normal University Library, Taiwan

Digital initiatives at Dhaka University Library
S. M. Masum Murshed, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


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