Digital Collections Submissions

About 

Faculty or designated staff may submit student work to be placed in the HPU's open access Digital Collections.

The HPU Libraries reserve the right to return submissions that do not meet the title page requirements.  See the sample title page.

Faculty Advisors and instructors

  • Are responsible for ensuring that the University's high standards of quality in research and writing are met.
  • Are responsible for format, style, language, and content of the graduate work submitted.   
  • Are responsible for issues pertaining to authorship and contribution.

Submission Requirements

Title Page Requirements  

When submitting a thesis or dissertation, departments must ensure the following:

  • The title page must include the following:
    • Title
    • Item Type (Thesis, Professional Paper, Capstone Project, etc.)
    • Degree 
    • Program (If applicable)
    • College 
    • Institution (Hawaiʻi Pacific University)
    • Location (Honolulu, Hawaiʻi)
    • Publication Date (Semester & Year)
    • Student's Name (Do not include post-nominal letters)
    • Disclaimer (The views presented here are those of the author and are not to be construed as official or reflecting the views of Hawaiʻi Pacific University)
    • Advisor(s) (Do not include post-nominal letters)
  • On the title page include an okina before the last i in Hawaiʻi. 
    • The okina is NOT an apostrophe
    • Add the okina [single open qutation mark] by using symbols under Insert tab in MS Word.
    • OR place the cursor at the beginning of a blank line of text.
    • Push and hold the "Alt" key. If there is no dedicated numeric keypad on the right side of the keyboard, push and hold the "Fn" key.
    • Type the string "39".
    • Release the "Alt" and "Fn" keys to make the okina appear at the location of the cursor.
  • Sample Title Page
  • An abstract is required and should immediately follow the title page.  There is no word limit.

Procedures for submitting 

  • Designated faculty or staff may submit papers here.
  • A completed and signed release form accompany the work.
  • The work must be submitted in text-searchable PDF format.

 

Title Page Requirements  

When submitting a Capstone Project, departments must ensure the following:

  • The title page must include the following:
    • Title
    • Item Type (Capstone Project or like work)
    • Program (If applicable)
    • College 
    • Institution (Hawaiʻi Pacific University)
    • Location (Honolulu, Hawaiʻi)
    • Publication Date (Semester & Year)
    • Student's Name
    • Disclaimer (The views presented here are those of the author and are not to be construed as official or reflecting the views of Hawaiʻi Pacific University)
    • Advisor(s) (Do not include post-nominal letters)
  • On the title page include an okina before the last i in Hawaiʻi. 
    • The okina is NOT an apostrophe
    • Add the okina [single open qutation mark] by using symbols under Insert tab in MS Word.
    • OR place the cursor at the beginning of a blank line of text.
    • Push and hold the "Alt" key. If there is no dedicated numeric keypad on the right side of the keyboard, push and hold the "Fn" key.
    • Type the string "39".
    • Release the "Alt" and "Fn" keys to make the okina appear at the location of the cursor.
  • An abstract should immediately follow the title page.  There is no word limit.

Procedures for submitting 

  • Designated faculty or staff may submit papers here.
  • A completed and signed release form accompany the work.
  • The work must be submitted in text-searchable PDF format.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Jerome A. Nicolas, Head of Acquisitions & Collection Development at jnicolas@hpu.edu or 544-0867.