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Resources for Dissertation Writers

"There are two kinds of dissertations, finished and unfinished." - Anonymous. In this guide we hope dissertation writers will find helpful resources and tips to get your dissertation done. Resources for dissertation supervisors and dissertation committee

FSU ETD Collection

Checking out a few ETDs produced in your academic department will give you an idea of how to format your dissertation. Visit
DigiNole Commons, or 

ETD Resources

Manuscript Clearance at FSU Graduate School 
Review clearance procedures, dates & deadlines, thesis, dissertation, and treatise workshops, and more. 
Phone at (850) 644-0045

Access to Electronic Theses & Dissertations 
Contact University Libraries’ repository manager at  

Formatting a Manuscript

PDF/Video Tutorials on:  

  • Inserting footnotes/endnotes 
  • Adjusting paragraph text and spacing
  • Inserting a Table of Contents using Styles
  • and so on..
    (all from Colorado State Univ.) 


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