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Help With Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation for Submission to OhioLINK

Need help preparing your thesis or dissertation for submission to OhioLINK's Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Center? Below are links to assist with common problems that students have preparing their theses and dissertations for submission. Microsoft Word 2016 is available for patron use in the Michael Schwartz Library's 1st Floor Learning Commons and 3rd floor Digital Design Studio areas.

Tip: Use the Thesis/dissertation template file for Cleveland State University (docx). It is already preformatted with correct page numbering, margins, and section arrangement.  See Graduate Studies' Thesis and Dissertation Format Guidelines (PDF) for full list of requirements.

For Additional Assistance

For general information about theses and dissertations, including official formatting guidelines, see the College of Graduate Studies’ Thesis and Dissertation Page.

If you need additional technical assistance, please contact Jeff Beuck, Senior Library Systems and Data Specialist, at 216-523-7486 or to schedule an appointment.