However, if you are a graduate student, upon submission of your dissertation or thesis, you will be required to allow the university library to post your dissertation or thesis in circle, ubc's digital repository, as well as permit library and archives canada to preserve and make your dissertation or thesis available on the. Style guides choose a thesis style guide approved by your supervisor or graduate program the style guide determines the format for the following. Upcoming workshops and education sessions to help faculty, staff, and students understand the appropriate use of copyrighted material at ubc to see a listing of past events, please visit the copyright education calendar at ubc events vancouver campus okanagan campus vancouver campus:. Thesis preparation resources for formatting assistance copyright, plagiarism, ethics formatting pre-reviews final submission process circle submission process forms delaying the publication of your thesis deadlines thesis approval 1 2 ubc graduate and postdoctoral studies resources. All theses must comply with specific formatting requirements in order to be approved and accepted by the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies, the ubc library, and library and archives canada warning: do not copy the specifications and/or formatting of theses written by other students in your program. This document describes ubc's structural and formatting requirements for both master's theses and doctoral dissertations for brevity, the term “thesis” is used here to include both types of document failure to comply with all thesis specifications and formatting requirements may delay your graduation unless the faculty of.
Students should seek permission when their thesis contains any one of the following: quotations from a single source that exceed the fair dealing use allowed by the canadian copyright act tables, figures, and all forms of images including photos, maps, graphs, drawings, logos etc that have been obtained from a. Page size the whole thesis must be on an 85 x 11 page size, and must be in a single, page-wide column do not use two or more columns in your thesis paragraphs the text of the thesis must be in paragraph form the first line of each paragraph must be indented, or there must be a larger space between paragraphs. On march 18 2010, the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies graduate council endorsed new guidelines for structure and format of ubc theses and dissertations that were more flexible than the previous structures of either a traditional or a manuscript-based thesis these guidelines have now been amended to.
Thesis preparation faq newly admitted · student status & classification · student responsibilities · supervision & advising · managing your program · graduate pathways to success · dissertation & thesis preparation · thesis basics · ethical issues · structure of ubc theses and dissertations · formatting requirements. These resources are designed to help you check the presentation and formatting of your thesis please review the resources early in the writing of your thesis, and to use them to check your thesis before sending it to the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies important: it is your responsibility to proofread your thesis. If the material you wish to use is an electronic thesis or dissertation, please contact the ubc alumni office they may be able to assist you with contacting ubc graduates if the material is authored by a ubc instructor or researcher, please contact them.
Students are encouraged to publish work from their research during the course of their degree programs however, the preparation of publications should not significantly impede progress on the thesis, which must remain the student's and the supervisor's priority publications are most commonly in the form of articles. To ensure that ubc theses and dissertations are consistent, professional, and of the highest quality following the specifications from the start will make your final submission easy note: if you would like an exception to any of these specifications, please contact grad theses ([email protected]) well in.
Students can use this form to obtain permission to use material in their theses/ dissertations that is copyrighted to another. Are you in the midst of writing your thesis are you showcasing your graduate research in ubc's open access digital repository: help with copyright and more in this session you'll learn how to describe and format your work for deposit in ubc's open access digital repository to make the most of these benefits you'll. Dissertation in microform, electronic format, or both and in consideration of ubc making the thesis materials (as defined below) available for library loan, interlibrary abstract, in any format and in any medium for non-commercial purposes for the full term of copyright, including but not limited to the right to.
Student name should normally be the one under which you are registered at ubc if you would like to use a different name on your thesis, please let us know must be the same at the top and bottom (with copyright symbol) of the title page. Note: the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies will close at noon on december 22 and re-open on january 2 at 8:30 am if your thesis is approved in circle by 4:00 on friday january 5 and all other degree requirements are complete, your program end date will be december 31st 2017 and you will not be.