Before you begin the final stages of writing your dissertation or thesis, you may want to see some examples of completed works. Information on where to locate dissertations and theses from your school at Rutgers is below. Additional information about Rutgers dissertations can be found on the separate Research Guide for Rutgers Dissertations and Theses. A more general Guide for Dissertations and Theses is also available.
To use QuickSearch to look for a Rutgers dissertation or thesis:
Some of the examples below are only available to access on campus.
These dissertations achieved a mark of 80 or higher:
The Thesis/Dissertation Guide is provided to clarify the standards set by the Graduate School at the University of Rhode Island and to describe the criteria used to approve a thesis or dissertation. Following the defense in the discipline under which the work is awarded, it must meet the standards described in this document. Power Point slides from our orientation session are found here.
Thesis could also be prepared using LaTeX.
CHECKLIST FOR TABLE OF CONTENTS
To save yourself some time in making your Table of Contents, be sure that you use font styles.
- Table of contents with hyperlinks to particular chapters
- Page numbering (including roman numeral front matter)
- Reference examples
- Average word count per section
- Chapters 1-5 guidelines
- APA 6th Edition formatting
- Automatic Bookmarks (clickable to section)
- Definition of terms
The Dissertation Template includes: