Resources to help with planning and completing the dissertation phase.
See also: Writing Resources
Dissertation Handbook, Forms & Inventories
Dissertation Resources folder on Populi - Log into Populi to access these dissertation documents in files, organized by cohort. Including:
Individual Dissertation Paperwork Folders are created for each student at the start of the 3rd academic year.
The Proposal & Foundations
Writing Thesis and Dissertation Proposals - For proposal writers in all disciplines, from Penn State’s Graduate Writing Center.
Writing and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation- a lonstanding online document on thinking about the project, writing the proposal, completing the project, and defending it, by S. Joseph Levine of Michigan State University.
Create or join Communities of Support
Tips for self-editing
Three major editing foci :
When you are immersed in a project, when attempting to self edit it can be easy to overlook things, as the brain will frequently trick itself into seeing what was intended instead of what is.
Articles and resources with further self editing tips.
Hire a Proffessional Editor
When your dissertation contents are complete, a professional editor is the best way to ensure that all the formatting is correct.
Freelance editor directory:
Many of the resources are from gwc.gsrc.ucla.edu/Resources/Proposing-Writing-and-Filing-Your-Thesis-and-Dissertation