Please note your electronic submission is not complete until you receive an email from Dalspace indicating that your submission has been committed to the archive. This must be sent in word format. All thesis students are required to submit a copy of their thesis to FGS for an initial format check before their thesis defence. For additional information, consult the copyright officer in the Killam Library. Please see Formatting Your Thesis for additional information. Since FGS no longer binds theses as of January 1, , where can I go to have copies of my thesis bound? The National Library circulates copies according to the International Inter-Library Loan Code, with full copyright protection for the author.
Please include your banner number and defence date in the email. If you cannot get such permissions then you cannot use the material in your thesis. If copyright permissions are likely to be a problem then you can reconsider publishing with that publisher or including that material in your thesis. What if a member of my examining committee has to participate remotely in my PhD defence? FGS no longer requires students to register their thesis titles. Begin discussing potential defence dates with your supervisor.
Submitting Your Thesis – Faculty of Graduate Studies – Dalhousie University
The National Library circulates copies according to the International Inter-Library Loan Code, with full copyright protection for the author. For additional information, consult the copyright thezis in the Killam Library. Once it is approved by FGS, it may take a few more days for the submission to be pushed through the system. The following resources outline formatting requirements for the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
If all other requirements have been met for your degree, you do not need to register for the fall term.
Remember to review and follow FGS guidelines on formatting your thesis. Upon completion of your format check, you will get an email from thesls member of the thesis team.
Complete Graduate Student Exit Survey. All thesis students are required to submit a copy of their thesis to FGS for an initial format check before their thesis defence. If you have changed the room setup, return it to its original state Note the furniture in the Lord Dalhousie Room and Room of the Mona Campbell Building cannot be moved. What if I cannot get copyright permission before the defence? Information on ethics approval can be obtained from Research Services.
Rooms are booked one half-hour before each defence. When will the grade of Approved and the thesis title appear on my academic record following final submission?
Signatures – Please note that due to privacy regulations, electronic thesis files must not contain any signatures.
Formatting Your Thesis
Where do I find information on ethics approval? How long must the external examiner for a PhD thesis defence have the copy to read before my defence date?
Any serif or variable width font e. All theses are submitted electronically to the Dalhousie Institutional Repository DalSpacewhere they are searchable and available to the public via the internet.
Follow dwl steps for submitting your thesis. These templates provide the format and content for preliminary pages included in all Dalhousie theses. If copyright permissions are likely to be a problem then you can reconsider publishing with that publisher or including that material in your thesis. FGS no longer requires students to register their thesis titles. This is typically no problem, and will be coordinated by Graduate Studies. What material do I need to get copyright permission for before I can use it in my thesis?
The Thesis Format Guidelines document provides a full list of the criteria used by FGS while the checklist and common review comments fotmat a more abridged view.
Submitting Your Thesis
Copyright permission letters should appear in an appendix at the end of the thesis with any ffgs removed. What if a member of my examining committee has to participate remotely in my PhD defence? Please see Formatting Your Thesis for additional information. FGS does not coordinate thesis binding, but interested students can contact a binding company directly.
Please see our policy on remote participation. The external examiner should have a copy to read at least five weeks before the scheduled defence date. Thesis grades are updated on a monthly report, the grade of APPR will be reflected around the middle of the month following the month you made your submission.
If you have a remote participant, Senior Thesis clerk will contact you to arrange a test run in the defence room. Please contact the university’s helpdesk if you require assistance. What font should I use in my master’s or doctoral thesis? Deliver copies of your thesis to your departmental graduate coordinator to be distributed to your internal examining committee members.