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Remote library services and resources and virtual tutoring services are available while library buildings are closed. Assistance with all services, including locating print materials or requesting materials be digitized, is available

Instructor support for Blackboard, academic technology tools and teaching questions is available on the teaching resources for the COVID-19 virtual learning period page.  

School of Business

A Manuscript Style Guide for the front pages for a dissertation and master's thesis provided below have been adapted for the School of Business 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 the Library ETD Administrator.

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, with the exception of page margins, page numbering and page order. Styles for formatting bibliographies, footnotes, and/or endnotes should be consistent with the chosen style used to format the body of your document. For more information on citation styles and citation tools, please see the webpage Writing Styles.

Dissertation

Template: Title Page to 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 specific information. Please delete the optional pages you do not wish to use.

Dissertation Sample Format - DO NOT USE AS A TEMPLATE; it is for illustrative purposes only.https://library.gwu.edu/sites/default/files/etd_files/SB_Spring_2020_0.pdf

Master's Thesis

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

Master's Thesis Sample Format - DO NOT USE AS A TEMPLATE; it is for illustrative purposes only.

LaTeX Resource: The template below is available to graduate student use courtesy of a past SEAS Graduate Student (See Github for author and contributor information). This is a RESOURCE ONLY by the University for students using LaTeX to write their thesis or dissertation. NOTE: The University or The School of Applied Science and Engineering Sciences DOES NOT support or maintain this template.

NOTE: School of Business students will need to make the following formatting changes per the University and School of Business ETD Formatting Protocols including, but not limited to 
     1. Remove the bold from the title on the title, certification, and abstract pages.
     2. The body of the document would need to be adopted to your department's formatting requirements.

The LaTeX resource and accompanying instructions for downloading/installing the class files and online LaTeX resources are available through GitHub. 

This thesis class and template is licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0

Also available under Templates on Overleaf.

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