9 pt in footnotes as well as figure and table sources paragraphs should be aligned to both the left and the right ('justified') 23 number of pages / length of the thesis including the bibliography as well as figures and tables, the master thesis should not be longer than 50 pages the title page, the table of. Dr detlev möller guidelines for composition of a bachelor or master thesis contents 1 introductory wording 2 composition and contents of the thesis 21 title page 22 structure 23 introduction 24 main part 25 final part 26 bibliography 27 annex 3 arrangement of the thesis 31 figures and tables 32 sources. 1 formatting requirements and thesis template list of figures optional presented only if thesis contains figures list of tables optional presented only if thesis contains tables introduction required chapters of thesis subject word processing ms word includes a reference processing system to manage sources. Why reference when you are writing an essay, report, dissertation or any other form of academic writing, your own thoughts and ideas inevitably build on those of other writers, researchers or teachers even if you have reorganised a table of data, or redrawn a figure, you should still acknowledge its source: table 1: type. This guide is based on the publication manual of the american psychological association, 6th ed it provides selected citation examples for common types of sources for more detailed information please consult a print copy of the style manual available at the sfu library and at the sfu bookstore. Figures figures, diagrams, and drawings are considered to be “whole works”, and they are protected by copyright redrawing or adapting a figure will also require copyright permission if you are using a figure from an academic source such as a journal or book you may be able to obtain copyright.
Text wrapping should be set to “in line with text” (no wrapping) consult the figure, table, caption sections of the thesis template instructions and apply the appropriate styles to format: captions images notes, if any source notes or footnotes for tables/figures/illustrations are inserted manually insert the. The great benefit of this method is that the source follows the image around as you reorganise your document by adding sources incrementally alongside images there is no need for a last minute scramble to cite them after shifting things in the thesis you will have to manually set the figure number (fig 12,. The abstract of the thesis, in plain text, goes into abstracttex it's wise to keep another copy of this file that has no linebreaks, because you'll be asked to cut- and-paste the abstract a few times during the submission process contentstex says how the table of contents should be typeset if you want a list of figures or.
List of figures list page numbers of all figures the list should include a short title for each figure but not the whole caption of any computer software citations in this section should be limited to data sources and references of where to find more complete descriptions of procedures do not include descriptions of results. Following are some general guidelines for you to keep in mind as you put your final thesis draft into finished form should contain all relevant information, including complete source information as in the references listing, and be complete in itself without reference to text or any preceding or subsequent tables and figures.
Reproducing published extracts, images, figures, etc in your phd thesis when your thesis is deposited in spiral and made available to the public, legally it will be viewed as published and you must get permission to reproduce any extracts, images, figures, etc for which you do not own the copyright (you can use works. The doctoral dissertation, master's thesis, or master's project1 demonstrates a graduate student's ability to investigate, develop, and organize materials relating to a specific problem within a field of study you must exhibit an ability to pursue research systematically and present the results in an extended scholarly statement. This document aims to guide you in the writing up of your graduate thesis and might serve as a basis for publishing your thesis research in a scientific journal figure 1 major parts of a table (source: scientific style and format the cbe manual for authors, editors and publishers, 1994 the council of biology editors, 6th.
Working with a text as long as a master's thesis in a text processor can be a challenge starting at the very basics, this guide aims to teach you the essentials necessary to handle and format large documents in microsoft word it also serves as a visual example of what your printed thesis may look like the abstract is a brief. I am creating a table that presents information from multiple sources, and i can't figure out how to cite these sources within the table what image you want to reproduce where you want to reproduce it (eg, in a classroom paper, in an article to published, in a dissertation) and whether you will be.