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Guide for publishing Licentiate and Master's theses: Other tools

This guide you can publish your thesis in the Osuva Publication Archive

Other tools for creating a PDF/A file

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Your own computer

With free softwares, such as LibreOffice or Scribus, you can save as a PDF/A file.

With non-free softwares for handling PDF files, like Serif Labs Affinity Designer or Adobe Acrobat Pro, you can take advantage of free trials.

Computers in classrooms

You can save as a PDF/A file by using Office Word for Windows on classroom computers, but note that some settings might change, for example, line breaks can end up in a different place.

The computers in classrooms also have the PDF-XChange software, with which you can convert a PDF file into a PDF/A file.


You can also use PDF-XChange software or an online document converter.

Online Document Converter

You can convert your file with Online Document Converter at

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