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Overview

ProQuest’s Digital Archiving and Access Program (DAAP) is an easy, cost effective way to digitize the valuable record of graduate research performed at your institution. Development of a digital collection of dissertations and theses saves libraries time, frees up space for important uses, reduces costs for returnable ILL of your institution’s works, and preserves your research legacy.

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Peace of Mind

ProQuest has completed more than 150 retrospective digitization projects for dissertations and theses and created countless historical archives.

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Enhanced Visibility for Your Research

Global dissemination of your institution’s research is enhanced via inclusion in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global and submission for inclusion in key academic subject indexes and databases.

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Offer New Avenues for Discovery

MARC records for your OPAC, full-text PDFs, and bibliographic metadata are also provided, which can be used to populate your institutional repository.

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Dedicated Support

ProQuest can help you to address possible author questions by providing text announcing the project and regarding dissemination for your library and alumni websites. Author requests to remove works are very rare and are communicated to the university immediately.

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Space Optimization

Digitization of print dissertations and theses can help free library space, which offers flexibility to leverage this space for changing needs. Plus, the annual cost for maintaining a volume on your library shelves is estimated to be as much as $4.26 per year or $149.89 over the life of each item.* *Source: CLIR Publication 147, The Idea of Order: Transforming Collections for 21st Century Scholarship

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Reduced ILL Cost

Mailing print copies of your institution’s dissertations can typically amount to $12 per returnable transaction on average.* *Source: Lars Neon, University of Kansas and Nancy Kress NC State, Interlending and Library Supply (Emerald) 2012 Issue 40 pp 81-87)

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