How to Deposit Your Masters Paper in the CDR

Use these instructions to deposit your Masters Paper in the CDR.  If you are depositing Masters Paper for Studio Art, please see “How to Deposit Your Studio Art Masters Paper in the CDR.”

The 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 “Masters Papers” from the menu and click the “Create Work” button.
    Select type of work box with "Masters Papers" option and "Create work" button highlighted..
  3. Select your department from the drop-down menu and click the “Select” button. If you do not see your department in the drop-down list, your thesis might have been uploaded to the CDR automatically. Check with your department for more information.
  4. Click the “Add files” button at the top of the page to upload your thesis. If you would like to add supplemental files, please see instructions for adding child works.
    add files and add folder on work upload page. add files is circled
  5. Fill out the form with information about your thesis.
  6. Select a visibility option on the right side of the page.  The settings available to you are determined by your department.  If you would like different settings to be applied, contact your department for authorization.
  7. 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
  8. Click “Save”
  9. You’re done!

Watch a video demonstrating the deposit process: