Lastname, F. Title of dissertation Doctoral dissertation. Retrieved from Name of database.
Accession or Order Number. Title of dissertation Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Name of Institution, Location. National Institute of Mental Health.
ADM Washington, DC: U. Government Printing Office. Other information may be included, but should be directly related to the thesis or academic discipline e.
The Vita Auctoris page must be the last page of the document, it must be assigned a number and listed in the Table of Contents. Formatting: Paper. Do not use erasable paper or thin computer paper. If maps or charts necessitate the use of larger sheets of paper, check with the Office of Graduate Studies for advice. The pages must bear print on only one side of the sheet. The spacing of the typed lines should be consistent throughout the document.
Computer printers must produce letter quality print. If in doubt about acceptability of print, bring a sample to the Office of Graduate Studies. Each page must be assigned a page number. Beginning with the declaration numbered three iii or four iv , all pages must be physically numbered. Do not begin new pagination sequences at the beginning of appendices. If appendices include material taken from other sources on which page numbers already appear permission to reproduce this material having been received, if necessary , they must also carry numbers conforming to the pagination of the thesis or dissertation.
Illustrative Material. Keep illustrative material e. If sufficient margins for binding purposes cannot be observed for certain illustrative material, such material may be inserted into a pocket at the back of the bound document, or uploaded as a supplementary file as part of the online submission. Consult with the Office of Graduate Studies for details. The format of tables, figures, etc.
Use of Colour. For better contrast, use cross-hatching rather than colour for shaded areas.
Grammar and Spelling. Example 1: Title Page. VU Home Library Guides.
Request Info Apply Now. Block Indented Quotations Four or more lines of a quotation should be set off from the main text with a double space, typed single spaced with no quotation marks, and the entire block indented one-half inch. Include a double-space between each entry in the Reference List. Capitalize only the first word of the title and subtitle and all proper nouns or names. AAT MQ
Search this Guide Search. On this page Basic format to reference an unpublished thesis Referencing theses: Examples.
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