eScholarship@McGill Open Access Repository


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Highlights from the Thesis and Dissertation Collection

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eScholarship@McGill is an open access digital repository maintained by McGill Library. It showcases and preserves the publications and theses of McGill faculty, researchers, and students. 

eScholarship@McGill includes:

  • research articles
  • theses
  • working papers
  • conference papers
  • research reports and more


Benefits of eScholarship@McGill include:

  • meeting open access requirements of grant agencies (e.g. SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR, FRQ etc.)
  • indexing in Google, Google Scholar, and other major search engines and repository harvesters
  • full-text searching capabilities
  • open access to anyone, anywhere in the world 
  • preservation for the future

Open Access Service

Send us your CV, ORCID, or list of publications.  We will review your publications and let you know which of your publications can be made open access and how.

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eScholarship Policy & Guidelines

To read the full policy statement and guidelines on deposit, see our page on eScholarship policy and guidelines


Research publications (e.g. articles, books etc.)

Papers that have been previously published must have copyright permissions verified. The Library helps determine the rights of authors to submit papers to eScholarship@McGill.

Additional copyright information can be found at:


Thesis authors sign a non-exclusive license that permits their work to be deposited in eScholarship@McGill and Library and Archives Canada Theses portal.

You retain copyright of your thesis. Read the license agreement on the Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies website.

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