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Step 3: Upload your project file(s) and approved licenses


Before uploading your PDF file, please ensure there are NO SIGNATURES on any of the pages. Either white them out before scanning the page, remove them digitally or eliminate the page entirely, e.g., the ethics approval page, copyright permission pages, etc. See information on how to make a PDF.

Upload a file

Click the Browse button to find the PDF version of your project. Select the file name and click Open in the browse box. Be sure your file name is in the following convention: LastName_FirstName_Degree_CopyrightYear.pdf

Click Upload file & add another. You will see that your file has now been uploaded.

Click Next.

Review submission

Review your submission carefully and make any necessary changes. When you are satisfied that it is correct, click Next.

Creative Commons license

Create an optional Creative Commons license for your thesis. Creative Commons licenses allow you to specify certain uses for your copyrighted work. It is suggested that you answer No to the two questions. This will generate the most commonly chosen license, the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported.

Other Creative Commons licenses are also available at

Creative Commons licenses are optional, if you prefer not to have one, click "Skip Creative Commons" at the bottom of the screen.

Click Next.

UVic non-exclusive distribution license

You must agree to the UVic non-exclusive distribution license in order to submit your project by clicking "I Grant the License." This required license allows us to distribute your work online and to migrate it to new formats in the future if necessary. (Read the license on the UVicSpace policies page)

Click Complete submission.

Submission complete

You will receive an email that your project has been successfully submitted. Before it is searchable in UVicSpace, it must first be approved and archived by UVicSpace staff. You will receive another email when it has been archived in UVicSpace.

Thank you for submitting your project to UVicSpace!

Questions or comments? Please contact Scholarly Communications Office scholcom (at) uvic (dot) ca

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