What is UWSpace?
UWSpace is an open access institutional repository provided by the University of Waterloo Library for the research and scholarship produced at the University of Waterloo. UWSpace provides a free, secure, and long-term home for the presentation, dissemination, and preservation of Waterloo’s digital research and scholarship. By utilizing UWSpace members of the Waterloo community ensure their work is accessible for discovery, examination, reuse and meets the requirements of the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
Who can deposit?
UWSpace accepts the scholarship and research generated by our designated community during their affiliation with the university: Faculty, Students, and Staff.
Note: Submissions from external researchers will be accepted if they are produced in collaboration with a member of our designated community.
What types of research are currently accepted?
UWSpace currently accepts:
Graduate theses and dissertations
Faculty & Staff
Peer-reviewed journal articles
final full-text peer-reviewed manuscript (the post-print)
the version published in the journal (publisher's version)
If you have research outputs that are not listed contact us and we'll work with you to determine if UWSpace is the best place for their long-term preservation.
How is content deposited?
You can learn how to deposit your research by following these guides:
- Deposit your research: Article (peer-reviewed), Conference Paper, Technical Report, White Paper
You can fill the UWSpace copyright review and deposit service request form and have the Library determine your copyrights and deposit your publications.
Submission Guidelines & Policies
How can I find additional help?
Electronic Theses & Dissertations
- UWSpace Deposit Guide for theses
- Graduate Student Office
- E-Thesis Guide by IST
- Copyright and Licensing Guide