URL for uploading your thesis is www.ubvu.vu.nl/vunetid
|Problems uploading your thesis||Possible solutions|
|1 I cannot log on with my VU-net-id||If your password contains the symbols > or <, change password via https://top.vu.nl. If your password doesn't contain > or < or changing your password doesn't help, please contact UC-IT helpdesk, tel. (020 59)80000 (room 0A-11).|
|2 I get an error message "form.j_password is not defined"||After 30 minutes of inactivity, you'll be logged off automatically. The message appears when the automatic log-off goes wrong.
Solution: Enter https://www.ubvu.vu.nl/vunetid?logout
in your browser window's address bar and go there. After this, you can log on again.
|3 I cannot upload||Your thesis might be too large (8+ MB). This might be caused by a large amount of pictures in your thesis.
Solution: See Compressing images in MS Word (PDF)
If this don't work, please contact your Faculty's Study secretariat.
|4 My thesis consists of several files; how do I upload them?||You cannot upload more than one file. Your entire thesis has to fit into one file.|
|5 How do I know if uploading was successfull?||Confirmation follows through a popup window and an email. You can also check www.ubvu.vu.nl/vunetid|
|6 I uploaded my thesis, but it isn't visible||Your thesis only becomes visible when the Study secretariat have checked all data.|
|7 My thesis may not be published in full online; do I still have to upload?||Yes. Uploading is compulsory. You can enter the reason and the duration of the embargo in the comment box.|
|8 Help! my thesis is visible in full but it shouldn't!||Please contact the library. We will contact your study secretariat. The faculty decides about the visibility; the library has no say in this.|
|9 I can’t open my upload link||Probably you’re using SAFARI. Macbooks and Apple computers use this browser by default. The other browsers, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome shouldn’t give any problems.|
|10 PDF does not show in screen after selecting file||The file isn't shown on the screen but please continue filling in the form and submit your thesis.|
|Other problems?||Please contact the library mentioning