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Electronic Theses and Dissertations

About Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Bethel Library collects Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) for the following graduate programs in the Spark Scholarly Repository:



These titles are searchable in the library catalog and the Bethel University Digital Library, and may be searched by title, author, keyword, program, and, in many instances, advisor.  In most cases, the full-text is also linked through the catalog.

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Submitting Master's and Doctoral Research

  1. Secure final approval of your thesis, research paper or doctoral project from your advisor.

  2. Provide the Department or Program with a final approved version of your thesis, research paper or doctoral project according to the approval process of your program.

  3. Save your work and name the file with the following format:
    1. Last name-first (and) middle initials-t or d-yyyy of defense
      For example, doe-ja-d-2008 is the file name of Jane Anne Doe's dissertation, which she submitted in 2008.
    2. We accept the following file formats - Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF (.pdf)
  4. Submit your approved thesis/dissertation to the Library through the Theses and Dissertation submission form.

  5. Changes to theses or doctoral projects are not permitted after the materials have been submitted to the Bethel University Digital Library.

Questions: Contact Kari Jagusch (k-jagusch@bethel.edu or 651.638.6937)

Submit your Thesis or Dissertation