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Please click on the words below to see definitions for commonly-used CDR terms. If you have questions or would like us to add a definition, please contact us!

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Reviewing Masters Papers and Honors Theses in the CDR

Initiating the Review Process The review process initiates when you receive an email from CDR notifying you that a deposit is ready for review.  Alternatively, you can check your review queue by logging in to the CDR and clicking on

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Using Single-Use Links

What is a Single-Use Link? A single-use link can be used to download a specific file in the CDR. It must be generated by the owner of the work or their proxy and can only be accessed one time before

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How to Deposit Your Article

Click on the “Article” button on the CDR homepage, which looks like a piece of paper. Click the “Add files” button at the top of the page to upload your article. If you have more than one file, you might

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Licenses in the CDR

Licenses show what actions you will allow others to take with your work. Licenses differ from rights statements, which indicate the copyright status of the work. The CDR also allows users to choose rights statements for their work. The CDR

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How to Deposit a Child Work

What is a Child Work? A child work is a work that is linked to an overarching “parent” work.  A child work has its own work page and associated descriptive information.  Therefore, the child work can be more easily located

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How Do I Upload a New Version of My Work?

How Do I Upload a New Version of My Work? Due to departmental policies, you may not be able to upload a new version of your honors thesis or masters paper. If you would like help uploading a new version

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How to Add and Deposit as a Proxy Depositor

What is a Proxy Depositor? A proxy depositor is a designated person who can deposit work on your behalf. Faculty members may wish to designate graduate assistants or office staff as proxies. Due to FERPA regulations, faculty and staff wishing

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How to Deposit a Dataset in the CDR

What Items Do I Need For My Data Deposit? Data files, ideally in an open, non-proprietary format Contact information for a responsible party ReadMe, codebook or other external file that describes the nature of the data so that it can

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How Do I Share My Private Work With Others?

The CDR supports two options to share works that you have marked as private: “View/download” allows the specified person to view the work and download the files associated with that work. This option is best used for private works that

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