Policies for MUSC Theses and Dissertations

Who Can Submit

MUSC Theses and Dissertations only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of MUSC Theses and Dissertations. For additional information, please contact medica@musc.edu.


A paper may be updated or removed from public view by sending a request to the system administrator at medica@musc.edu. However, a citation to the original version of the paper will always remain on the site.

Author Review

Authors do not have an opportunity to approve papers they have submitted prior to them becoming publicly available on the site; therefore, please be sure that the paper is ready for public distribution.

Rights and Permissions

Before submitting a paper to the repository, please be sure that all necessary permissions have been cleared. You retain the copyright to your paper and grant us the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that you may also publish it elsewhere.

It is necessary that you agree to the terms of publishing in the repository listed in the MEDICA@MUSC Author Agreement. A submission request for the Work must be submitted using the MEDICA@MUSC Submission Request Form. Before the Work can be uploaded to Digital Commons, authors must approve the request and sign the MEDICA@MUSC Author Submission Agreement electronically.