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Dissertations and Theses: Graduate School Submission

Dissertation Formatting FAQs

How do I create separate numbered sections in my Word 2010 document so that I can use both Roman and Arabic numerals? Here is a video tutorial from the University of Michigan library.

How can I maintain image quality when converting my word document to pdf? Instructions.

Submitting Your Thesis or Dissertation

Graduating Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai students are required to submit the approved final version of their electronic theses or dissertations (ETDs) via a self-service online submission tool called ProQuest. This tool enables you to upload your final document as a PDF file and pay all fees by credit card.

Before you proceed to submission, check all departmental formatting and copyright instructions found on this site. Any discrepancies will result in a delay in both processing your submission and potential graduation.

Click here to register for an account and begin submission.

Instructions for Deposit

Formatting requirements and deadlines can be accessed using the links below:

Copyright

There are important copyright considerations if you are using content from your own articles in your ETD (Electronic Thesis or Dissertation). Here are some resources to help answer your questions.

Copyright, Publishing and Your Electronic Thesis or Dissertation (ETD) - pdf guide from the Thesis Office, Texas A&M University

Copyright Considerations - website from the Millikan Library, California Institute of Technology

Open Access FAQ - website from the Universtiy Libraries, University of Washington

How can I negotiate a favorable publishing contract that provides open access within the university community? - part of an FAQ on Copyright from the University of California Copyright Education website.