Unitn-eprints PhD is the institutional archive of the University of Trento where Doctoral Thesis are stored and preserved in full text. The archive was born in the academic year 2008-2009 according to the Guidelines issued in 2008 by CRUI (Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane; see the Documentation section).
All Doctoral Students of the University of Trento are requested to self-archive their theses in the archive, which will improve their dissemination, retrieval and impact on the web. The archive is harvested by the most active OAI (Open Access Initiative) data providers (such as OAIster and ROAR) and by most web search engines (Yahoo, Google, Google Scholar) thanks to the action of OAI-PMH (Open Access Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting).
All the theses in the archive will also be harvested by the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF) according to the mandatory deposit law (L 106/04, DPR 252/06).
Any correspondence concerning this specific repository should be sent to ePrints-PhD@unitn.it.