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Electronic Thesis and Dissertations

School of Graduate Studies

Resources

Our ETD Workshops are offered once per semester and have two focuses: 

  1. Thesis and Dissertation preparation in the early stages including forming a committee and selecting a topic
  2. Electronic submission and the ETD review process

Our workshop fliers are on the home page.  For more information please contact Emily Redd

 

Why:

To help writing progress leading to completion of the thesis, dissertation, or capstone project.

What:

Focused writing time in Sherrod Library, plus options for mini-workshops on topics such as:

  • Getting Started and Staying on Track;
  • Time and Project Management;
  • Academic Searching;
  • Cloud Computing and Literature Review;
  • ETD Submission and Review Process
  • Turnitin Training

When: 

Registration covers FOUR sessions: Friday evenings from 5:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. You are expected to attend all four sessions.

  • Session I September 8-9, 2017
  • Session II September 15-16, 2017
  • Session III September 29-30, 2017
  • Session IV October 20-21, 2017

Tentative Fall Schedule


Where:

ETSU Sherrod Library, room 311

How to Register:

Click here for the Online Registration form and online payment

DEADLINES for registration:

Non-ETSU students:   August 21, 2017
ETSU students:   August 28, 2017

Cost is $150.00

Registration includes catering for Friday evenings and Saturday breakfasts and lunches.

 

Computer Labs:

There are several student computer labs throughout the ETSU campus that offer knowledgeable staff to help you troubleshoot your technical issues.  For a list of the staffed labs and their hours, click here: Computer Labs

Troubleshooting:

  1. Get resourceful.  Call up your technically inclined peers, friends, or relatives for help. 
  2. Try Google or any other search engine.  Type in your question and 9 times out of 10 someone else had the same issue and has posted a solution.
  3. Still stumped? E-mail redd@etsu.edu
Tutorial services in writing are now available through the Center for Academic Achievement in Sherrod Library. Graduate students can make an appointment with a graduate writing tutor who can review a chapter or part of a chapter during a session (typically 45 minutes) for clarity, fluency, grammatical correctness and style.
  • make multiple appointments with the same tutor, if possible; spread these sessions over a period of a couple of weeks to allow time for revision.
  • bring a "hard copy" of your work with you to each session: editing can be done much more efficiently on paper than on a computer screen.

Make an Appointment

You can make an appointment by calling 439-7111 or by going to the Center for Academic Achievement website:www.etsu.edu/tutoring make sure to select "Writing - Graduate" under scheduling focus on the online schedule or to tell the office worker making the appointment that you need to work with a graduate writing tutor.

If you or your department would like a bound copy of your Thesis or Dissertation, you must make your own arrangements.

Options:

ProQuest

See page 8 for order form details UMI Agreement Form

Kinkos

Kinkos has a variety of inexpensive and quick binding methods. See local store for details.

Online or other Local bindaries via internet search

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