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Submit a Dissertation or Thesis

After reading the University Guidelines for the Preparation and Submission of Your Thesis or Dissertation, use the information below to submit your documents for binding:

Submitting Copies for Binding

    1. Bring five (5) copies of your thesis/dissertation to the Library in individual manila envelopes labeled with your name on the outside.
    2. At the Library you will be informed of the cost of binding the thesis or dissertation and given a Louisiana Tech Departmental Deposit Ticket.
    3. Then, you will go to the Comptroller Payment Window (bottom floor in Keeny Hall) to deposit your payment according to the following scale:
    4. Binding Charges

      Thesis Dissertations
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      5 required copies $56.00 $101.75 $81.00 $121.00 $166.75 $146.00
      Each extra copy $10.10 $19.25 $15.10 $10.10 $19.25 $15.10

      Mailing Charges

      Thesis Dissertations
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      Domestic, each copy $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50
      International, first copy $70.00 $70.00 $70.00 $70.00 $70.00 $70.00
      International, each additional copy $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00
    5. After you've paid the charges, you need to return to the library and exchange the paid deposit ticket for a receipt written by a Library employee.
    6. The Library employee who receives the thesis or dissertation will complete an Approved Thesis/Dissertation Form. This form remains in the files for future reference if needed.

ProQuest Publishing Agreement

All dissertations must be accompanied by a ProQuest Publishing Agreement form.

  1. See Submitting Your Dissertation or Thesis to ProQuest.
  2. Read Forms & Instructions for Paper Submission of your Doctoral Dissertation or Master's Thesis.
  3. Under this year's Agreement Forms (United States), select this year's ProQuest Dissertation Paper Submission Agreement or another option, as appropriate.
  4. Complete and sign the ProQuest Publishing Agreement (p. 3-4).
  5. Complete the Dissertation/Master's Thesis Submission Form (p. 5). A copy of the title page and abstract of your dissertation or thesis must accompany this form.
  6. If you are submitting a dissertation or thesis to be copyrighted, complete and sign the Copyright Registration Form (p. 6) and pay an extra charge (determined by UMI). Make out a check payable to "ProQuest LLC" and give it, along with the ProQuest Publishing Agreement and your dissertation or thesis, to the Library employee (PML 341).

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