Policies for Marine Science Theses and Dissertations
Who Can Submit
Marine Science Theses and Dissertations only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of Marine Science Theses and Dissertations. For additional information, please contact SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR E-MAIL ADDRESS.
A paper may be updated or removed from public view by sending a request to the system administrator at SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR E-MAIL ADDRESS HERE. However, a citation to the original version of the paper will always remain on the site.
OPTION 1 (author review):
Authors are asked to review PDFs created from their papers within 5 days [DEFAULT IS 5; OR REPLACE WITH YOUR OWN CHOICE] of being sent the PDF. At this stage, we're unable to make any changes beyond the rare error that occurs in PDF conversion.
OPTION 2 (no author review):
Authors do not have an opportunity to approve papers they have submitted prior to them becoming publicly available on the site; therefore, please be sure that the paper is ready for public distribution.
Rights and Permissions
Before submitting a paper to the repository, please be sure that all necessary permissions have been cleared. You retain the copyright to your paper and grant us the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that you may also publish it elsewhere.
It is necessary that you agree to the terms of publishing in the repository listed in the author agreement. [INSERT LOCATION OF AGREEMENT--PDF OR ON WEB--AND PROCESS FOR AGREEING TO TERMS HERE. THE SYSTEM BY WHICH YOU HANDLE YOUR AUTHOR AGREEMENTS IS UP TO YOU.]