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Thesis & Dissertation Toolbox

Library information for master's and doctoral students working on their theses and dissertations.

If you are required to complete a master's thesis or dissertation for your academic program, the last step of the process will be to submit your document to the Library for archiving and dissemination purposes.

Make sure to follow the formatting requirements and understand the submission process so you're ready when it's time to submit!

Who to ask for help


Starting the process, selecting your advisor, scheduling a defense:

Please note that while the Graduate and Doctoral Student Handbooks (below) mention the Library's role in formatting and submission, you should refer to the Library website linked above for current guidelines.

Library formatting and submission:

Literature searching and reviews:

When you are embarking on writing your own thesis or dissertation, it can be helpful to see what others have done in the past for formatting examples as well as sample topics.

Search the database below for author, department, and title. Log into Okta if prompted.