: Punctuation that can be used in place of commas, parentheses, or colons.In many style guides, an en dash is used to indicate a range (e.g., 10–20) or to give equal weight between two items (e.g., a London–Chicago flight).Examples include ABSTRACT, CHAPTER 5, SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY, LIST OF FIGURES, and chapter titles (or titled sections if not using chapters).
: Numbers given to subheadings, tables and/or figures, equations, etc.
to indicate the chapter and number within that chapter of a given subheading, table, or figure, etc.
The Thesis Office must be informed of which style guide was followed.
Chapters prepared for or submitted to journals may use different style guides.
Heading spaces are used below main headings and above subheadings.
Regardless of the word processing program being used to write the document, the heading spaces must be created consistently throughout the document so that they are always the same size.It has the student’s full legal name typed at the top, and the committee chair’s name and the department/college/school chair/dean’s name typed underneath their respective signature lines (the committee chair and department/college/school chair/dean sign on the line that has their name typed underneath).The chair signs to indicate that a final reading has been performed and no more content changes are required.: A cursory review of a document in which the editor addresses only formatting issues such as margins, spacing scheme, placement of tables/figures, gaps/white space, use of main heading, subheadings, etc.Preliminary reviews are performed by the Thesis Office at the student’s request prior to a defense (can be performed on a single chapter) *Documents with major formatting errors that have been submitted on the deadline will not be considered for graduation in that semester.: Previously published material included in a thesis/dissertation as it appears in its published form.Permission from the copyright holder and multiple author releases from coauthors are required to reprint any previously published material.For example, a table numbered 2.3 would indicate that it is the third table to appear in Chapter 2.: Headings that indicate a new chapter or titled section of the document.: Indicates that a thesis/dissertation is ready to be approved by the department/college/school chair/dean.This form has the student’s full legal name typed at the top, and committee member’s names are typed underneath their respective signature lines (committee members sign on the line that has their name typed underneath).