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Formatting your Thesis and Dissertation:Tools,Tips and Troubleshooting

Microsoft Word 2016 Resources for Writing Your Thesis or Dissertation

This workbook covers the process of creating a thesis using Microsoft Word 2016. It looks at the standards and regulations, planning, and the features in Word you will need to use to create a long complex document.

Frequently Encountered Formatting Issues and Solutions

Thesis and Dissertation formats are very specific, and students frequently experience some formatting issues. We have gathered some of the most common challenges and how to resolve them. If you can not find your problem below or need additional help, the librarians at Evans library are happy to help.

Some of the above solutions may not work the same if you are using Word on a Mac computer.


Below are PDF versions of the troubleshooting directions.