The resources and information provided on this page will help assist you with the conversion of your thesis document into a single Portable Document Format (PDF/A).
UAlberta - Campus Computer Labs
The following labs on the U of A campus are equipped with Adobe Acrobat software in support of teaching and learning:
- Cameron Library Main Floor, Knowledge Common(B-14)
- Coutts Library L-110 (Education North)
- Rutherford North (ask the services desk)
Students should be able to use these labs to convert theses to required PDF/A format prior to submission in Thesis Deposit.
It is recommended that students do PDF/A conversions on a PC, preferably using Adobe Pro.
See the Information Services and Technology's UAlberta Computer Labs page for details.
You may purchase the Adobe Acrobat software from Adobe.com. You can also access Q&A's, user forums and customer support on this site.
Third-party PDF Conversion Services*
The following companies provide PDF conversion services on the web – some are free and others charge a fee.
Many of these services require your document to be in postscript format before conversion. Check the 'help' on your word processing software for details.
*The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research provides this listing as a resource and does not endorse any of these third-party web services.