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Submitting Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)

This guide provides guidance for American University students who are required to submit their theses or dissertations electronically. IMPORTANT NOTE: links to AU's official ETD Submission and Style Guide and templates are located under the HOME tab below

Create a Researcher ID - ORCID

AU students submitting dissertations are required to create ORCID IDs. These IDs are easy to create and can be used as unique identifiers for your research output throughout your careers.


ORCID explained in under 5 minutes

What is ORCID? from ORCID on Vimeo.


Visit the American University ORCID webpage for more information