S. Arabito, D. Cermesoni, P. Galimberti, and M. L. Vignocchi, Time to harvest: Electronic doctoral theses in Italy, ETD 2008 11th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, pp.4-7, 2008.

M. Banach, The benefits of managing and publishing ETDs "in house" using an open access repository The Magic of ETDs?Where Creative Minds Meet, USETDA 2011, 1920.

M. Biagioli, From ciphers to confidentiality: secrecy, openness and priority in science, The British Journal for the History of Science, vol.44, issue.02, pp.213-233, 2012.
DOI : 10.1017/S0007087412000088

S. Bok, Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation, 1984.

S. Brooks, Academic journal embargoes and full text databases. The Library Quaterly, pp.243-260, 2003.

J. Brown and K. Sadler, Vision, impact, success: mandating electronic theses. Case studies of e-theses mandates in practice in the UK higher education sector, 2010.

J. Brown, K. Sadler, and M. Moyle, Influencing the deposit of electronic theses in UK HE: report on a sector-wide survey into thesis deposit and open access, 2010.

C. Bryon-portet, La culture du secret et ses enjeux dans la ????Soci??t?? de communication????, Quaderni, vol.75, issue.75, pp.95-103, 2011.
DOI : 10.4000/quaderni.410

P. R. Butler and S. Taylor, Guidance on making your thesis available to others, 2010.

X. Chen, Assessment of full???text sources used by serials management systems, OpenURL link resolvers, and imported e???journal MARC records, Online Information Review, vol.28, issue.6, pp.428-434, 2004.
DOI : 10.1108/14684520410570553

L. Cohen-tanugi, Le clair-obscur d'Internet, Pouvoirs, vol.97, issue.2, pp.85-90, 2001.
DOI : 10.3917/pouv.097.0085

M. Giloux and I. Mauger-perez, A new French circuit for the electronic theses, ETD 2008 11th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2008.

M. Giloux, Theses.fr -access to French PhD, ETD 2012. 15th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Lima, 2012.

P. Ginsparg, Creating a global knowledge network, Second Joint ICSU Press -UNESCO Expert Conference on Electronic Publishing in Science, pp.19-23, 2001.

J. H. Hagen, Managing ETDs and evolution of the repository: Twelve years of case studies at West Virginia University, ETD 2010 13th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2010.

S. Harnad, T. Brody, F. Vallieres, L. Carr, S. Hitchcock et al., The Access/Impact Problem and the Green and Gold Roads to Open Access: An Update, Serials Review, vol.17, issue.3, pp.36-40, 2008.
DOI : 10.1080/00987913.2008.10765150

A. R. Hawkins, M. A. Kimball, and M. Ives, Closing the deal: Coercion, ethics, and the enthusiasms for open access ETDs, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2013.

P. Juznic, Grey literature produced and published by universities: A case for ETDs, Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies, pp.39-51, 2010.

D. Kahneman, Thinking, fast and slow, 2011.

S. Krimsky, Science in the private interest: has the lure of profits corrupted biomedical research?, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, vol.25, issue.1, 2004.
DOI : 10.1109/MTAS.2006.1607717

I. Lawal, Scholarly communication: The use and non-use of e-print archives for the dissemination of scientific information, Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, vol.36, 2002.

P. O. Long, Openness, secrecy, authorship: technical arts and the culture of knowledge from antiquity to the Renaissance, 2001.

C. A. Lynch, Institutional Repositories: Essential Infrastructure For Scholarship In The Digital Age, portal: Libraries and the Academy, vol.3, issue.2, 2003.
DOI : 10.1353/pla.2003.0039

G. Mcmillan, M. L. Ramirez, J. T. Dalton, A. Hanlon, C. Kern et al., Do open access ETDs affect publishing opportunities in the sciences? In CNI Fall Membership Meeting, 2012.

E. Mcmullin, Openness and Secrecy in Science: Some Notes on Early History, Science, Technology & Human Values, vol.10, issue.2, pp.14-22, 1985.
DOI : 10.1177/016224398501000203

F. Monier, Le secret en politique, une histoire à écrire. Matériaux pour l'histoire de notre temps, pp.3-8, 2000.

T. M. Owen, T. Hackman, and T. Harrod, ETDs in Lock-Down: Trends, analyses and faculty perspectives on ETD embargoes, ETD 2009 12th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2009.

A. Pavani and A. Mazzeto, Restricted ETDs and open access, ETD 2009 12th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2009.

W. Peekhaus, The enclosure and alienation of academic publishing: Lessons for the professoriate, 2012.

K. R. Popper, The open society and its enemies. Routledge, London. Secrecy in Open Environment ProQuest (2012) Ten year embargo trends, CGS Summer Workshop and New Deans Institute, 1945.

J. Schöpfel and T. A. Lipinski, Legal aspects of grey literature, The Grey Journal, vol.8, issue.3, pp.137-153, 2012.

P. Smith, ETDs, IRs, Collaborations, and Access at Florida State University, ETD 2009 12th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2009.

D. F. Thompson, Democratic Secrecy, Political Science Quarterly, vol.114, issue.2, pp.181-193, 1999.
DOI : 10.2307/2657736

J. Willinsky, The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing), 2005.