[Irtalk] Important message for all ETD managers - join NDLTD!

Elsabe Olivier Elsabe.Olivier at up.ac.za
Tue Aug 10 08:15:43 SAST 2010

Dear Colleague
Is your institution involved in disseminating and archiving electronic
theses and dissertations (ETDS)? Then you should definitely join NDLTD!
NDLTD (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations), is an
international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption,
creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and
dissertations (ETDs):  http://www.ndltd.org/
Benefits include:
Support for harvesting your institution’s ETDs into the NDLTD Union
Catalog ( http://www.ndltd.org/ndltd-union-catalog-project ), thereby
increasing their visibility 
Support for developing a long-term preservation strategy through the
NDLTD’s partnership with the MetaArchive Cooperative (
http://metaarchive.org/ ) 
Eligibility for NDLTD ETD awards (
http://www.ndltd.org/events_and_awards/awards/etd-awards )  
Eligibility to serve on NDLTD committees and working groups (
http://www.ndltd.org/about/committees/ndltd-committees ) 
Eligibility for a mentoring program 
Discounts on exhibits and displays at annual symposia  
Conference registration fee discounts for selected events
Institutional membership such as a library will annually cost $300
(R2158). Current members in South Africa include the University of
Pretoria, the National Research Foundation and Rhodes University. The
annual NDLTD conference will be held at the University of Cape Town in
Join NDLTD today and submit your eligible ETD award winners in 2011 and
attend this conference! Previous winners can be viewed here:
Elsabe Olivier 
Open Scholarship Manager
Department Library Services
University of Pretoria
South Africa
Tel.: + 27 + 12 + 420 3719
Fax: +27 12 362 5100
E-mail: elsabe.olivier at up.ac.za
Skype: elsabe.olivier

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