How to Access UP Publications & Electronic Theses / Dissertations?



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Mabuhay! Welcome to this video tutorial on how to access UP Publications and Electronic Theses/Dissertations.

This video tutorial is brought to you by the Information Services and instruction Section of the UP Diliman University Library.

Digital Archives [@ UP Diliman]

is the official Institutional Repository of the University of the Philippines Diliman. As the flagship campus, it is also in charge of safekeeping the permanent records of the offices of the UP System. 

It identifies, acquires, maintains, preserves, and allows access to the university’s digital institutional records and memory.

Steps on how to access Digital Archives [@ UP Diliman]
  1. Let’s start by visiting the UP Diliman Main Library homepage at
  2. Once you’re on the landing page, click the ‘Search’ Tab,, which can be found at the top-right hand corner of your screen. After that, click the ‘Local Databases’ button from the dropdown menu.
  3. You will then be redirected to the list of Local Databases, click Digital Archives @ UPD.
  4. You may also go directly to
  5. At the top of the screen, you will see the Log-in button, Home and Search Button, the different resources you can access on this database; the Personal Papers, Presidential Papers, Theses and Dissertations, University Records,, and UPIANA.
  6. Remember, viewing or downloading of full-text content will be limited. To obtain full access, you may need to log in using your UPD Webmail account (
  7. Let’s say you are looking for Theses and Dissertations.
  8. You will then proceed to the list of Theses and Dissertations submitted by students from the different colleges.
  9. Click the name of the college, and you will see the list of titles together with the Author, Date, and Abstract.
  10. Click on the title to see more of the item details. [Scroll down]
  11. Click on the right side to display the PDF copy of the Preliminary and the main body pages of the material, if available.
  12. Once the material is displayed, you have the option to Rotate, Download or Print the material. 
  13. For your viewing comfort, you can also adjust to; Fit to Width or Fit to Page, you may also Zoom in or Zoom out.
How to upload your Theses/Dissertations on Digital Archives?
  1. Back on the Homepage, you also have the option to Deposit your work. Remember that only theses and dissertations may be uploaded.
  2. Alongside is the step-by-step guide on how to upload your ETD or Electronic Thesis and Dissertation.
  3. You can also find here the Institutional Repository Policy, Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Policy, and Frequently Asked Questions.

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