Helpful resources to assist you in formatting and laying out your thesis or dissertation:
Other online self-help formatting resources:
Formatting your Thesis Part 1 – Headings
This screencast explains the role of headings in a postgraduate thesis and shows viewers step-by-step how to assign heading levels, and how to use these headings to create an automatic table of contents.
Formatting your Thesis Part 2 – Layouts and Breaks
This screencast explains the role of setting up a page layout template, and creating page and section breaks, in a postgraduate thesis. It then shows viewers step-by-step how to set up a template for a page layout, and how to assign page and section breaks.
Other helpful links:
Thesis/dissertation layout: Example of an SU dissertation
Thesis/dissertation using publishing software LaTeX: Download here; find instructions for installing LaTeX here
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