For matters not specified by this handbook, or by departments, you should consult the latest edition of A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. It is fine to have references listed after each chapter but a comprehensive references page must also be included at the end of the document before appendices.
Format checks will be done as soon as possible, but please allow at least two 2 days for completion. See page 7 for more information.
If you include a copyright page then you must pay the copyright fee. Indent consistently throughout your document. Follow your style guide for the treatment of in-text citations in terms of appearance, content, punctuation, and placement. When you submit your document for format review, the advisor will check your citations for consistency, but you must complete a more thorough check to guarantee the order of references and the completeness of entries in relation to your style guide, and to ensure that the information you provide to your readers is accurate and that you are not plagiarizing per Graduate College's policies and procedures.
This review is intended to minimize the likelihood of thesis rejection after the deposit deadline. Dedication and acknowledgments optional Generally, the dedication contains a more personal note to family or loved ones, while the acknowledgments usually consist of professional and academic assistance.
The information stored on such files, particularly any included software, must not violate any copyrights. Biographical sketch optional Included if common in your discipline, recommended by your committee, or important to you One single-spaced paragraph; indent per style guide Double space between heading and text Present in a professional tone see figure below ; past tense is most commonly used No bold, italics, underline used only for species, genre, book titles, musical compositions, or foreign words and phrases Copyright As a graduate student, copyrighting impacts you in two ways.