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- You should consult the Rules
for Submission of Work for Higher Degrees and
the Rules for the Form of Theses
These rules include information about required format and binding, number of copies to be submitted, length of abstract required.
- The Library produces Guidance Notes for the Binding and Deposit of Theses in the University Library
- You must ensure that any appropriate thesis deposit licence forms are completed. These are available from your Graduate School office.
- Consult British Standard
4821: Recommendations for the Presentation of Theses
and Dissertations: 1990.
BSI has officially withdrawn this standard, but it should still be consulted as it provides best guidance in the presentation of print theses.
This British Standard is available in print in the Robinson Library at shelfmark STUDY 371.30281 BRI
- Please also consult your supervisor for more information about thesis presentation.
- If you are participating in the e-thesis project, please visit our e-theses service for further guidance about producing the e-version of your thesis, or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
- Check the books in the Study
Skills section in the Robinson Library, and in the Quick Reference
808.066378 THE in the Walton Library, for books on how to present your thesis.
- Turabian, K (2007). A manual for writers of research papers, theses and dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers. Chicago, University of Chicago. Shelfmark Robinson Books Level 3 808.02 TUR
- Oliver, P (2004). Writing your thesis. London, Sage. Shelfmark Robinson Study Skills Level 4 371.30281 OLI
- Murray, R (2006). How to write a thesis. Maidenhead, Open University Press. Shelfmark Robinson Study Skills Level 4 371.30281 MUR
To find other books on this subject, use the Library Search and search for Subject: Academic Dissertations.
- The Writing Skills section of the Library's study skills pages lists other usefule books and web links.
- Ensure you are using the correct citation and referencing style in your thesis. See the Citation pages in ResIN for further information
- Print Services in the Robinson Library can bind your thesis for you . Details about the services they offer, including the time taken to bind a thesis and the costs involved are available on their web pages