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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.
Submitting your ETD is a quick and simple process. After your thesis advisor or dissertation director has approved your ETD, go to the ETD Online System. Click on Log In and create an account using your Pitt username and password. (If you have any trouble creating an account, contact ETD Online Support. Once you have logged in to the ETD Online System, follow the instructions for submitting your ETD documents.
This guide provides information about locating dissertations and theses, both those completed at Stanford University and those from other universities. If you need help, please contact our reference services staff or your subject librarian.
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.
If you are submitting electronically, the acceptance page cannot contain signatures. Signatures should only be on the loose copy submitted to the University Graduate School.
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
As many people will learn about your work through your abstract published in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database, you should spend a good bit of effort in the composition of both the abstract and the title of your work. Try to convey the flavor of your work, not just the bare bones of your findings. You should also work to phrase your title so that it truly describes the contents and will be easily found in the index of the database. The index is based on key words, so be as specific as you can be about your subject. Go to the database 687
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.
If submitting a bound copy to the University Graduate School to fulfill the embargo requirement, you should arrange for the bindery to send the finished book directly to the University Graduate School:
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