Open Access is a term used to describe content that a reader can access free of charge. With the ProQuest Open Access Publishing PLUS option (formerly UMI Open Access Publishing), graduate students can now publish their dissertations and theses with ProQuest on an open access basis, significantly increasing the reach of their research.
What are the benefits of Open Access Publishing PLUS?
Open Access Publishing PLUS guarantees the widest possible exposure of your graduate research. It can also help ensure that the officially published version of your dissertation or thesis is the most widely available version in the primary literature.
In addition to the standard features of our Traditional publishing service - rigorous quality assurance, assignment of an ISBN, permanent storage in our microfilm vault, and so on - the Open Access publishing service includes the following:
How does Open Access Publishing PLUS compare with ProQuest's Traditional publishing service?
Read more here about the details and see a comparison chart showing the benefits Open Access Publishing Plus and our Traditional Publishing services (downloadable PDF).
Where can I find out more?
Check out our Open Access Publishing PLUS FAQ.
You can also contact us via email at email@example.com with additional questions.