Library Archive Release Form

Please submit your thesis with the attached:

Senior Honors Thesis Release Form (pdf)

Please contact Erin Jerome, Access and Commons Services Lead,  at for questions.

Library Requirements

Basic Formatting:

 Title Pages should contain the following basic information:

Brandeis University
Department of Near Eastern & Judaic Studies
Academic Year 2015-16
Title of thesis
Thesis Advisor

Senior honors theses are submitted to the Archives electronically, and they appear in the Brandeis Institutional Repository. Please note that only the final version is to be submitted electronically upon approval from each department or program. Theses will still be submitted to senior thesis defense committees for review first. Electronic submission to the Institutional Repository is the final step in the process, after all corrections have been made.

Cover Sheet:
Please include a cover sheet based on the template (see attached) with the signatures of your thesis advisor and committee members. Your thesis must be submitted as a PDF. Be sure to follow the instructions for naming the PDF file.

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 Release Forms:

All theses should be accompanied by the Release Form as an attachment. This form acknowledges that the student has given us permission to retain the thesis. Students are encouraged to sign the bottom section of the form granting us permission to make copies, but this is not a requirement. In either case, a form should accompany each thesis turned in.

When and Where:

There is no deadline for turning in theses but we advise that it be uploaded prior to Commencement.