DiVA is Uppsala University's digital publishing system for publications and research data produced by the University's researchers and students. Publication data from DiVA is used as a basis for bibliometric analyses, evaluations and funding allocation, among other purposes.
On this page students, researchers or administrators at Uppsala University can find information about registration, publication and administration in DiVA.
Researchers at Uppsala University can register and make publications freely available in DiVA. Information from DiVA can be shown in publication lists on websites and be shared with other databases and search services.
It is mandatory to register information about all publications you produce at Uppsala University, even in cases where it is not possible to attach the publication as full text.
Always start by searching DiVA for the publication you want to register. This is to check if the publication has already been registered. If the record is already in DiVA, you can modify or add information to the existing record. However, if there is an attached file, only an administrator can modify the record.
Registering or editing publication records in DiVA
- To modify, delete or add data to an existing record in DiVA, follow the instructions in the Edit or delete record guide
- If you want to register a publication in DiVA, you should in the first instance use the instructions in the Importing references to DiVA guide
- To search, create references or export publications, follow the instructions in the Create link feeds, lists of publication or export from DiVA guide
- If you want to make your publication available as open access in DiVA, follow the instructions in the Publishing full-text files guide. You can upload full texts of any scholarly publication in DiVA, such as journal articles, books and reports. See also DiVA's publishing conditions .
Questions about registration in DiVA
Questions about bibliometrics and evaluation
To make your thesis available in DiVA, you have to be affiliated with a department that publishes its student theses there. The rules for registering and publishing your thesis are determined by your department.
Register your student thesis in DiVA
If you are a student and have been instructed by your department to register your thesis in DiVA, follow the Register student thesis guide.
When you have registered your thesis in DiVA
Once your registration has been reviewed and approved by your department's thesis administrator, information about your thesis will be visible and searchable in DiVA. If you have agreed to make your thesis freely available, the full text of your thesis will also become available at the same time.
Who to contact about registration of a student thesis in DiVA
If you would like to change something in your thesis or have questions about it, please contact your thesis administrator. You can find contact details in the Register student thesis guide.
For administration of student theses, follow the instructions in the Manage student theses guide.
For administration of research publications, follow the instructions in the Manage research publications guide.
How to become a DiVA administrator
For a new administrator to obtain the appropriate administrative permissions in DiVA, they need the approval of the head of department. Contact the Library to schedule an introduction and help you get started.
Using DiVA to manage student theses – for departments
To manage student theses in DiVA, there needs to be a DiVA administrator at the department who can verify that the thesis has been approved and then either publish or archive it.
Is your institution interested in digitally archiving student theses in DiVA? If your department has decided to switch to digital archiving, you must first notify the University Archives. Send an e-mail to the Registry at Uppsala University.
The Library's website provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about registering and publishing in DiVA.
Instructions on how to import references, modify existing data and more can be found in the Register, publish and manage records in DiVA guide.
Can't find the answer to your question? Contact the Library.
DiVA is used by a large number of universities, colleges, research institutes and museums in Sweden that together form a consortium. The system is operated and developed by Uppsala University Library in collaboration with the consortium’s members.