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MINDS@UW-Whitewater


What is MINDS@UW-Whitewater?

MINDS@UW-Whitewater is designed to store, index, distribute, and preserve the digital materials of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. MINDS@UWW is part of the MINDS@UW, a digital repository for the entire University of Wisconsin System. MINDS content may include research papers, pre-prints, datasets, teaching materials, photographs, videos, learning objects, conference papers, or other intellectual property in digital form. The content is then distributed through a searchable Web interface. Student research includes theses and undergraduate research projects.

Who May Submit Work to MINDS?

Current UW-Whitewater faculty, staff, and emeriti faculty may submit their work to MINDS@UW-Whitewater. Students who participate in Undergraduate Research day will be invited to contribute their posters to MINDS. UWW Master's theses are automatically included.

Can Published Work be Submitted to MINDS?

That will depend on the arrangement with your publisher. The FAQ - MINDS@UW page discusses this topic in more detail.

What are Acceptable File Formats for MINDS?

MINDS can accept almost any self-contained file format. To help ensure that your content remains readable and usable long into the future, however, MINDS@UW prefers open, standard, non-proprietary, common formats whenever they are available. The preferred file format for our campus is PDF (portable document format. The Library's E-Thesis page will give you details on how to create a PDF file from a Microsoft Word document. For specific questions about file formats, please contact Sharon Knight, MINDS@UW-Whitewater coordinator.

How to Submit Your Work to MINDS

Faculty/Emeriti Faculty
Faculty and emeriti faculty may submit their research along with the agreement form and we will upload their files. The agreement form may be printed out and sent to Sharon Knight, Coordinator of MINDS@UWW, Andersen Library L1125D. All faculty research submissions will also be accessible via HALCAT, Andersen Library's online catalog.
Students - Masters Theses
Students writing masters theses will be required by the Graduate Office to submit an electronic copy of their thesis to be included in MINDS@UWW. See the UWW School of Graduate Studies page on Preparing Masters Thesis. The Library's E-Thesis page will give you details on how to create a PDF file of your thesis and will provide a link to the thesis agreement form. All Masters theses will also be accessible via HALCAT, Andersen Library's online catalog.
Students - Undergraduate Research
Students participating in Undergraduate Research Day will be invited to submit a copy of their display poster to MINDS@UWW. The agreement form may be printed out and sent to Sharon Knight, Coordinator of MINDS@UWW, Andersen Library L1125D. All undergraduate research project submissions will also be accessible via HALCAT, Andersen Library's online catalog.
Students - Graduate Projects or Papers
Students submitting graduate projects or papers may be asked by their departments or advisors to submit copies of their projects or papers to MINDS@UWW. The agreement form may be printed out and sent to Sharon Knight, Coordinator of MINDS@UWW, Andersen Library L1125D. All graduate research submissions will also be accessible via HALCAT, Andersen Library's online catalog.

Contact Us

If you have questions about submitting your work, please contact Sharon Knight, Coordinator for MINDS@UW-Whitewater: knights@uww.edu or 262.472.5515.

Last Revised: CJE - 4/5/2012

Location

Andersen Library
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Contact the Library

Circulation Desk: 262-472-5511
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