Dissertation Embargo Debate

Posted by: on August 1, 2013   |Comments (0)|Scholarly Communication

During their June 2013 meeting, the American Historical Association drafted a statement on policies regarding best practices for history PhD dissertation embargoes. The recent release of that policy statement, which recommends allowing for an embargo period of as much as six years, generated reactions on both sides of the debate. Last week, a post on the Harvard University Press Blog titled, “Can’t Find It, Can’t Sign It: On Dissertation Embargoes” provided a balanced view on the issue.

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Posted by: on August 1, 2013   |Comments (0)|Scholarly Communication