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Search Engine Queries Used to Locate Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Differences for Local and Non-Local Users
This study examines two research questions: (1) What search engine queries lead users to the Auburn University Electronic Theses and Dissertations (AUETDs) collection? (2) Do these queries vary for users in different ...
Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Differences in Behavior for Local and Non-Local Users
This study examines two research questions: (1) How do users in different locations find Auburn University Electronic Theses and Dissertations? (2) Do users in different locations interact differently with the collection ...
Comparing Apples to Apples? Examining User Behavior for an Open-Access ETDs Collection vs. ProQuest
Many institutions that maintain their own open-access repository for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) also deposit ETDs into the vendor database ProQuest Theses & Dissertations. Since ETDs are the products of ...
Embargo Periods: How Do They Affect the Use of Electronic Theses and Dissertations?
Embargo periods for Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) collections are usually discussed from the point of view of publishers and/or submitters, not that of digital library end-users. This poster examines the impact ...