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How to deposit your doctoral dissertation in HUSCAP
Since April 2013, candidates of a doctoral degree are obliged to deposit and publish their doctoral dissertation in HUSCAP.
Candidates who intended to be conferred the doctoral degree after April 2014
Candidates are obliged to deposit and publish their dissertation in HUSCAP and are supposed to submit a pdf version of their dissertation to their graduate school office. After the submitting, dissertations are sent to Hokkaido University Library and registered in HUSCAP.
How to deposit
Hand in your dissertation to your graduate school office by the proper format. Hokkaido University Library registers your dissertation in HUSCAP.
Contact the helpline about publishing your doctoral dissertation in HUSCAP
If you have any questions or any problems with making your work openly available online via HUSCAP, the helpline can provide you with assistance.
More details are described in below.
Doctors who were conferred the doctoral degree before April 2014
Their dissertations are kept at the National Diet Library and at the graduate school that receives it in accordance with the Regulations on Academic Degrees and other relevant stipulations. However, prospective students and researchers in the same fields of specialty have limited access to those dissertations.
We will store academic work electronically and release it to the general public, enabling it to be passed down to future generations as valuable research output from the university. We hope authors will deposit their papers.
How to deposit
After receiving your degree, send an electronic file of your dissertation and a Letter of Consent for Thesis Registration to Hokkaido University Library.
Further help and information
HUSCAP Team (Hokkaido University Library)