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Rhode Island School of Design

Master's Thesis Submission Instructions: Instructions for Reviewers (GPD)

This guide explains, step by step, how students will submit and GPDs will review and approve theses in Digital Commons.

Review instructions

When you receive the notification email from Digital Commons, follow the link to the page with the PDF for review, and:

(After you create a Digital Commons account at

1. Choose: "I will review it"

2. The system will thank you; then choose "Submit review"

3. In the box under "submit your report as plain text" simply type the word "approve"

4. Choose "Accept this article with minor (or no) revisions as described in my report" and click "Submit"