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School of Engineering and Applied Science

Manuscript Style Guide for the front pages for a disseratation and master's thesis provided below have been adapted for the School of Engineering and Applied Science within the context of University formatting standards. These style guides are provided for illustrative purposed only and not intended to be a template. The MS Word templates provided below are offered in a beta format. Feedback on these templates can be sent to etds@gwu.edu.

The body of the manuscript (chapters, bibliography and appendices) should be written in a style appropriate for your field of study or you school specific guidelines. Styles for formatting bibliographies, footnotes, and/or endnotes should be consistent with the chosen style used to format the body of your document. Please consult the on the GW Libraries' Research Guide "Writing Style & Citation Guides" for information on formatting your bibliographies and footnotes. RefWorks, an online tool for organizing your research and creating bibliographies, is free of charge to all GW affiliates.

Special Formatting Guidelines: Detailed instructions for formatting a SEAS dissertation/praxis/thesis can be found under Student Resources on the SEAS website.

Dissertation:
     Style Guide -
Do not use this as a template; it is for illustrative purposes only.

     Template: Dissertation title page (beta)
     Template: Certification page (beta)
     Template: TitlePagetoAbstractPage (beta)
      Instructions:
Open then save the template under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new document may be
                             edited with your specifc information. Please delete the optional pages you do not wish to use.

Praxis
     Style Guide - Do not use this as a template; it is for illustrative purposes only.

     Template: TitlePagetoAbstractPage (beta)
      Instructions:
Open then save the template under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new document may be
                             edited with your specifc information. Please delete the optional pages you do not wish to use.

Master's Thesis
     Style Guide -
Do not use this as a template; it is for illustrative purposes only.

     Template: Title Page-Abstract Page (beta)
      Instructions:
Open then save the template under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new document may be
                             edited with your specifc information. Please delete the optional pages you do not wish to use.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Administrator: Gelman Library.2130.H.Street.NW.Washington.DC.20052.etds@gwu.edu
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