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Dissertation Calculator

based on the Dissertation Calculator (University of Minnesota) -- "breaks down the dissertation process into manageable deadlines and provides you with important resources and advice"

Specific Types of Dissertations or in Specific Disciplines

General Resources about Writing Your Dissertation

Republishing Your Dissertation

Campus Assistance Available

The University Writing Center offers free services to currently registered graduate students and can help at any stage in the thesis/dissertation process, from initial organization, long-term project support or final polishing. Please visit the UWC website to learn more about their services or schedule an appointment.

The Thesis and Dissertation Office graduate assistant can assist with specific technical concerns, such as problems with Microsoft Word styles and PDF conversion. Students can work with the ETD Assistant by submitting their Microsoft Word document to the Format Help area of the Thesis and Dissertation Services site.

Grammar & Writing

UCF University Writing Center provides helpful handouts on grammar and punctuation, including: avoiding sexist language, bare minimum grammar, dashes & parentheses, five uncommonly serious mistakes, five easy comma rules, how to choose articles, the known-new contract, mastering prepositions, the paramedic method, passive voice Q&A, punctuation hierarchies & sentence patterns, and the semi-colon

InfoWrite (Gale Cengage Learning)
(NOTE: The UCF Library provides access to many InfoTrac databases)

  • Research and the Research Paper
  • Grammar
  • The Writing Process
  • Special Kinds of Writing
  • Modes of Expression
  • Critical Thinking

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