Publishing Your Thesis or Dissertation

The St. Thomas University Library is here to support you throughout the entire process of earning your Ph.D., Ed.D., or master’s degree.

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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Any member of the faculty, staff, or student body at St. Thomas University who is involved in research with human participants has the responsibility to become familiar with and follow the University policy regarding the use of human participants in research. Please view the documents linked below to learn more about the IRB policy and to download the Research Proposal Submission Form.


For more information, please contact Dr. Gary Feinberg, Chair of the IRB.

Dissertation and Thesis Publication

The University Library plays a special role in the publication of your dissertation or thesis, after your committee has approved it.

Please, review all of the requirements in the Dissertation Publication Manual or the Thesis Publication Manual when preparing your manuscript. When your document is approved, begin the Dissertation Submission process by clicking on this link and uploading your document to the UMI / St. Thomas University Submission site.


For tutorials and text guides on how to format page numbers or create a dynamic table of contents in MS Word 2007 or 2010, see our How To section.

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