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IU Indianapolis ScholarWorks

A guide for IUPUI ScholarWorks users

Check the Following

  • Is your document in its final, publishable state? Is your document formatted according to your Department’s standards OR to the Graduate Office’s standards? Links to online versions of the Guide to Preparation of Theses and Dissertations for both IU and Purdue are available at
  • Have you converted your document to a PDF? You have a couple options for converting your document(s) to PDF.
    • 1) The latest version of Microsoft Office has a built in PDF maker.
    • 2) All IUI Student Technology Labs and several workstations in the University Library 4th Floor Rich Media Cluster have Adobe Acrobat Pro, which can be used to convert your document to PDF.
  • Do you have the PDF file saved on a device or location that you can presently access?
  • Have you consulted the Information I Want People to Know About My Thesis/Dissertation/Doctoral Paper (see below) document?
  • Do you have about 10 minutes to devote to the submission process? Remember the larger the file, the longer it will take to load. Depending on the length of your document and your internet connection, it could take up to 25 minutes to complete the entire process.

If you’ve said yes to the above questions you’re ready to submit to IU Indianapolis ScholarWorks!