Dissertation Template Version 2.0 “Sweet Swingle”

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That’s right, we’ve gone from “Crafty Compton” to “Sweet Swingle.”

We have a new document assistant at TEDS and a new document assistant means changes to our dissertation and research paper template. You can download the latest version in the same place as always (toddjana.com/u/tem01).

Important! Do Not Try to Update a Document in Progress

Please note, if you are in the middle of your dissertation or other research project, do not try to update your file by putting it in a new template. I’m not sure of any good way to simply update a document to the new template. As far as I know, you must make all the changes that I made when I updated the template. That’s the bad news. The good news is…

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Dissertation Template: Submitting the Final PDF File

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It’s finally time to submit that final version of your dissertation as a pdf to Proquest/UMI Dissertation Services. Rejoice!

Even if you’ve written you’re dissertation in a single MS Word file (as I highly recommend), you’ll still need to create several separate pdf files of your dissertation and then recombine them into one single pdf document. I’ll explain why and how in this tutorial.

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Dissertation with Introduction Before Chapters

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Along with my day job I also try to help out my fellow PhD students by providing them with a template that helps them automagically format their dissertations, proposals, and research papers at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

In this particular post I am responding to a recent question in which a user asked if it was possible to include a formal introduction that was not counted as a chapter in the table of contents. In the video above I show you just how to do that. It’s really pretty simple.

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