ETD Formatting and Working With Multimedia Files
ETD Formatting Requirements
All theses and dissertations completed at KU must meet KU's requirements for formatting specific components, including Title and Acceptance pages. Please refer to the formatting guidelines on the KU Libraries Formatting page to ensure that the final, PDF version of your thesis or dissertation will meet the standards required to earn your degree, that it will be accepted by ProQuest and KU ScholarWorks, and that it will print correctly if you choose to purchase bound copies.
KU Thesis Formatting Requirements -- Updated 19 July 2016 (.pdf)
KU Dissertation Formatting Requirements -- Updated 19 July 2016 (.pdf)
KU's requirements for thesis and dissertation formatting include and comply with ProQuest's formatting requirements. You can find ProQuest's formatting requirements outlined separately below.
Working with Multimedia Files
Including Digital Images
Support for Formatting Theses and Dissertations
Staff at the KU Libraries maintain thorough LibGuides and tutorials concerning how to meet KU's Formatting Requirements using Microsoft Word. You can find this instructional support in the ETD Formatting LibGuide.
- A primer on document preparation in LaTeX
- KU LaTex Thesis/Dissertation Template (.zip) - Template created by Aaron Barrett, MA Student in the KU Department of Mathematics, Spring 2022