Send the finalized manuscript of the dissertation to the LUT University Press at least 23 calendar days before the public examination.
The LUT University Press adds the cover pages, scales the work into B5 size and prints a draft version of the dissertation. Check the draft and make necessary corrections to it (only small changes are possible at this stage anymore). Check also that the date and the place of the public examination are correct.
The library personnel checks the publication numbers, the ACTA Appendix and the formal issues, such as the layout.
The final (checked and finalized) version of the dissertation should be sent to the LUT University Press at least 15 calendar days before the public examination.
The maximum number of printed dissertations is 80 pieces and the schools are responsible for the printing costs.
o takes care of the public display of the dissertation at least 10 calendar days before the
o delivers the rest of the copies to the opponent(s), preliminary examiners, supervisor(s)
and the school’s office.
The doctoral candidate may send the electronic version of the dissertation to the opponent(s), if he/she wishes them to receive the work as soon as possible.
If some minor mistakes (e.g. spelling, punctuation) are noticed after printing they can be listed with corrections in an errata-list. The LUT University Press prints the errata and the doctoral candidate is responsible for adding the errata to the printed dissertations. The LUT University Press also sends the errata to the library where it will be attached as a separate PDF file to the electronic version.
The LUT University Press will send the final PDF-version of the dissertation to the Academic Library, where it will be uploaded to the LUTPub. The dissertation will become public in the LUTPub 10 calendar days before the public examination.
Please check the following points before sending your dissertation in PDF-format to the LUT University Press for printing. These are the most common problems, which we face in the press. The years of studying are finally culminating in the shape of a dissertation, but if you can still spare a minute to double check these technical issues, we can make sure that we reach the goal quicker and easier.
1. Page 1 (title page)
2. Page 2 (back of the title page)
3. Page 3 (abstract)
4. (Green) cover pages for publications in article-based dissertations
5. ACTA Appendix
6. Other things to check
If all the above issues have been checked, send your dissertation in one or several PDF-files into the LUT University Press (firstname.lastname@example.org). In article-based dissertations remember to send the publications as well!