Caltech Library encourages you to share data files, software, and other supplemental material, along with the text of your thesis. CaltechDATA is a resource you can use to preserve any type of file as you write your thesis.
Important Considerations for Using CaltechDATA:
GitHub and CaltechDATA
If you use GitHub to manage software, CaltechDATA has an integration to automatically preserve your software.
Linking your CaltechDATA record(s) to your CaltechTHESIS record
For More Information
Visit the Library's CaltechDATA information website to find out more, including the frequently asked questions. Please feel free to send us an email at email@example.com.
1. Create the CaltechTHESIS record first so that you have a a resolver URL to add to the CaltechDATA record that you'll create next.
2. Create a record for your supplementary material in CaltechDATA and add the files.
3. Return to your CaltechTHESIS record and finish filling out the metadata fields.
4. After the Library has received final approval from the Grad Office for your thesis, library staff will create the thesis DOI and attach it to the CaltechTHESIS record. The CaltechDATA record will be updated a little later.