Steps in Submitting ETDs

  1. Checklist

Make sure you have the following documents/information/permissions with you before uploading:


  • final and approved Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) in PDF or PDF/A format  (group into four parts)
  • valid email addresses of advisers


Pages with Restricted Information

  • a scanned copy of your Thesis Approval Page with your Advisers' signatures (including endorsements, recommendations, etc.)
  • University Permission Page
  • other pages with signatures


Preliminary Pages

  • ETD must be classified as I, P, C or F.    (See Permission Marking on Title Page - Sample 1, Sample 2)  
  • copyright permissions  (if ETD contains accompanying material where student does not own the copyright)
  • abstract
  • Table of Contents
  • other parts of thesis/dissertation that is not part of the main text


Main Body 

  • actual text of thesis/dissertation, including the bibliography / references


Accompanying files in the accepted file formats  (Optional)

  • submit the accompanying file(s) issued with or intented to be used with the thesis/dissertation, e.g. PDF, audio files in MP3, images in JPG or PNG, videos in MPEG4/MP4.



  1. Log-In

Log in using your UP Webmail Account.



  1. Grant Permission

Make the necessary permissions.






  1. Describe Work

Input the descriptive details of your ETD. For consistency and uniformity, below are instructions and examples.

  • For Personal Name, type in your Last Name first then followed (if any) by your Given Name and Middle Initial/s.  Put Period (.) after the Middle Initial/s.

e.g.  Dela Cruz, Juan V.

  • Copy the Title of your ETD in the Resource Title.  Make sure to follow capitalization rules.  Do not capitalize the entire Resource Title.

e.g.  Philippine libraries and librarianship, 1900-2000 : a historical perspective
e.g.  A Quality control study on Sanitary Wares Corporation : PF 0900 Heron Washbin

  • As indicated in your ETD, specify the Year, Month and Day if any in the Date of Submission.

e.g.  2017 February 17

  • Encode/Copy the Summary or Abstract of your ETD.


People nowadays can choose assorted types of entertainment through different forms of media. Comic books and graphic novels fall short in terms of education value compared to reference materials, especially in school libraries. This study therefore seeks to develop an encompassing collection development policy which aims to include comic books and graphic novels in the library collection in cosonance ot the prefrence of young adults in Malabon City which are St. Therese of the Child Jesus Academy, Philippine Malabon Institute, and St. James Academy.

The research instrumnents involved in this study are survey questionaire, to know the information needs of the students reagardin gcomics and structured interviewto determine the persepcions of the head librrians on the acquyisition of comics in their libraries. A total of 161 students were given the survey questionaires throughout the three schools. Three librarians answered the structured interview from each institution. The data o the information needs of the students, because the basis of a library in creating an encompassing collection development policy for comics and graphic novels in their institution.

The data gathered from the survey questionaire adn the structured revealed that: (a) 21.8% of the responses show that comey/humor s the preferred genre by the students, (b) 31.o% of the responses prefer comic books as their format, (c) 42.6% of the responses show that leisure is the primary purpose why students read comics, (d) 96.9% of the students that were surveyed agree to the inclusion of comic books and graphic novels in their libraries, (e) The head librarian of faculty in charge is not familiar with Eisner's Standards for comics in school libraries, (f) School libraries invest more in acquiring reference materials compared to comic books and graphic novels, in their holdings vary independently.

This research could convince school administrations that comic books and graphic novels as essential as other resource materials within their library. It would also prepare the library staff to introduce these materials as educational tools to the institution's educators and students.

  • Specify your Degree Cource

e.g.  Master of Library and Information Science

  • Choose the Language/s used in your ETD.

e.g.  English Spanish

  • Type in the Keyword/s that best describes your resources. You may encode as many as five(5) keywords.

e.g.  Digital preservation, Metadata, Digital libraries, Database selection, Electronic information sources

Before moving on to the next step, make sure that the information provided matches those found in your final and approved ETD.


  1. Upload Files

Upload the necessary files; make sure they are the prescribed format.






  1. Confirm Submission

Please review all the data you entered about your ETD. You may return to any of the previous steps for any corrections.

A notice will appear on screen if you have successfully completed the process. An email will also be sent to you and to your advisers after uploading.