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Traditional Publishing

Traditonal Publishing Decision Tree

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  • Only the bibliographic data, abstract (as entered in the ProQuest ETD Website) and a full text, 24 page preview is available in the ProQuest database.
  • Your manuscript is available for purchase through ProQuest in electronic or print format.
  • There are no publishing fees incurred when selecting the Traditional Publishing option.

Publication Release Options: (choose one)

         Immediate Release:

  • The bibliographic data, abstract (as entered in the ProQuest ETD Website) are displayed in the ProQuest database and in the Washington Research Library Consortium Catalog
  • Copies are available for purchase immediately upon publication. 

Delayed Release (Embargoed):

  • Release of the document full text may be delayed for 6 months, 1 year or 2 years.
  • ‚ÄčOnly the bibliographic record, abstract (as entered in the ProQuest ETD Administrator) will be displayed in the ProQuest database and the Washington Research Library Consortium Catalog during the embargoed period.
  • ‚ÄčAuthors will be provided a calculated release date in the email notification when the submission has been delivered to ProQuest and when the submission has been published.
  • The manuscript is not available for sale until after the embargo period expires.
  • The author may request an extension on the embargo period for a manuscript by contacting ProQuest directly. 

Search Engine Access: (choose one)

  • Make your work discoverable by major search engines: ie. Google, Yahoo!, etc. (See Search Engines and Your Dissertation for more information.)
  • Do not make your work discoverable by major search engines

Sales: 

  • The author is eligible for payment of royalties (10% of sales) after the accrual of $25 in royalties (within a 25 year period)
  • The author may restrict the sale of the manuscript by contacting ProQuest directly

 

 

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