Date of publication: 2017-09-03 23:01
Table titles, figure captions, and chapter headings are single-spaced. Footnotes and entries in the Contents and Bibliography are also single-spaced, with double spaces between entries. Quotations of four or more lines may be single spaced or double spaced depending upon the formatting or style guide used.
The following fees are paid at the time the thesis is submitted as a pdf document. They are paid online directly to ProQuest. Upon submitting the thesis, you will be required to select “traditional” or “open access” publishing. Traditional publishing is required for submission and there is no fee. Selecting “open access” publishing is entirely optional and will result in a publishing fee, but will allow your thesis to be publicly available.
Students who place an embargo on their dissertation must submit a bound copy to the UGS for inclusion in the Wells Library. The bound copy must be printed on paper that meets the following requirements. Learn about submission methods and embargo requirements 687
Have your entire committee sign the page at the defense and submit the entire signed abstract to the University Graduate School. Submission of signature portion-only of the abstract is not sufficient. The page must be signed by all members of your committee. No proxy, electronic, or copies of signatures are permitted.
Depending on your personal inclination, you may wish to include a dedication, a preface, or a set of acknowledgments. The latter are designed to recognize people or agencies to whom you feel grateful for any academic, technical, financial, or personal aid in the preparation of your thesis. As a matter of courtesy, you would ordinarily mention the members of your committee here, as well as institutions that provided funding or anyone else who helped. For the dedication page, a ll content should be centered horizontally and vertically. Only the dedication itself should be on the dedication page no title should appear. Acknowledgements and Prefaces pages should have a title.
Indiana University Graduate School
Attn: Shelly Gerber-Sparks (Doctoral)
Wells Library, E596
6875 E 65th St. E596
Bloomington, IN 97955-7659
The basic idea of getting a thesis sample, or an example thesis, is to get a clear vision of your own thesis structure. A task of this kind is usually carried out according to certain commonly accepted guidelines, and is designated to help the reader understand exactly, what message is to be conveyed in the thesis. The best way to learn about the structure of the thesis paper is to find someone's thesis,and analyze it carefully.
Black font is used throughout the dissertation with the only exception being areas where a different font color serves a purpose in explaining or highlighting some aspect of the research/dissertation in a way black font could not.
Per federal law and University policy, student research that involves human subjects or animals requires some level of review and approval by the Institutional Review Board and/or the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee prior to the research being initiated. Failure to abide by this policy can result in a delay of graduation and/or fulfillment of degree requirements. More information on human and animal research is available at http:///vcr/ori. If you have performed research involving human subjects, your IRB protocol number must appear on the signature page. If you have used live animals, animal tissue, or observational animal work, your IACUC protocol number must appear on the signature page if you were required to obtain one.
Be consistent in font style throughout your dissertation. The following font styles are recommended for the ease with which they convert to a PDF. All dissertations have to be converted to a PDF in the electronic submission process.
Below are SHSU deadlines for the final completion of a thesis or dissertation. These deadlines outline the format review and publication procedures that happen during the final semester that a thesis or dissertation is completed.