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)

Research involving human subjects, including students, faculty, or staff at St. Thomas University requires prior authorization. Please visit the IRB website for more details about preparing and submitting a research application.


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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