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ETD (Electronic Theses and Dissertations)
ETD Guide | Graduate School | SIU
Students should check on deadlines for defence, submission of theses, and the application to graduate well in advance - consult the Academic Calendar or contact the graduate administrative support staff of the academic unit. It is the responsibility of the student to make all revisions and corrections of the thesis required by the Examining Committee. The research supervisor is expected to advise the student in making these changes and to verify that they have been made. If members of the Examining Committee have withheld their signature on certification pages at the time of the oral defence, it is the responsibility of the research supervisor to ensure that they see the changes and indicate on behalf of the Examining Committee that he or she deems the changes to be complete and appropriate. The author of a thesis claims copyright on the title page by using the appropriate notation. As a condition for the award of the degree the author is required to give permission to the University Library to make the thesis available for inspection and to permit copying of the thesis in any manner, in whole or in part, for scholarly purposes only.
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It is essential that all thesis-masters and doctoral students become familiar with the submission process, registration process, and the formatting requirements. We know this can be intimidating, but we strive to make the process as simple and painless as possible. Our goal is to help you polish your ETD and ensure it looks as professional and consistent as possible. We want to see you graduate! There is currently an issue with getting directly to the ETD registration site.
Stylistic consistency and precision of presentation are essential features of a scholarly work. Your scholarship will have the greatest impact on readers when it is consistently formatted from beginning to end. Your thesis or dissertation committee will help you decide which style guide to use in your document, e. This PDF should be downloaded and printed out for reference before you begin writing. The way the main body of the thesis or dissertation is formatted is up to you and your committee with the goal of applying consistent formatting conventions throughout the entire document.