How to Deposit Your Honors Thesis in the CDR

The Carolina Digital Repository (CDR) strongly encourages all depositors to make their work as accessible as possible before depositing their work in the CDR. Depositors should consult the UNC’s Digital Accessibility Office guidelines for creating accessible content. Note that the Digital Accessibility Office provides accessibility training and assessment services that may be of interest.

  1. Click on the “Student Papers” icon on the CDR homepage, which looks like a graduation cap.
    the student paper icon on the CDR home page. it is shaped like a graduation cap with the text "student paper" underneath
  2. Select “Undergraduate Honors Thesis” from the menu and click the “Create Work” button.
    Select type of work box with "Undergraduate honors thesis" option and "Create work" button highlighted..
  3. Click the “Add files” button at the top of the page to upload your thesis.
    add files and add folder on work upload page. add files is circled
  4. Fill out the form with information about your thesis. Be sure to select the correct Affiliation from the drop-down menu. The department that you select here will generate an automated email to your department. For more information about the review process, contact Honors Carolina at honorscarolina@unc.edu.
  5. Select a visibility option on the right side of the page.  The settings available to you are determined by Honors Carolina. If you would like different settings to be applied, contact Honors Carolina at honorscarolina@unc.edu for authorization.
  6. Check the box next to “I have read and agree to the Deposit Agreement”
    Proxy deposit and deposit agreement checkbox. the deposit agreement checkbox is highlighted
  7. Click “Save”
  8. You’re done!

Watch a video demonstrating the deposit process: