The first thing you should do, is to check your school handbook for the exact requirements of your dissertation/thesis an example of the order of a dissertation /thesis an example of what may be required and a typical order of appearance dissertation thesis 1 title page 1 title page 2 declaration 2 table of contents. Do not insert a table in the middle of a sentence this interrupts the flow of thought and is distracting for your readers tables must be numbered consecutively using arabic numbers throughout the thesis, as should figures, examples, and illustrations each table in a thesis must have a caption that tells. Sample rotated figure 1 2 ta b les a n d fig u r es 22 headings and page numbers may be rotated with the figure or table the full list of graduate college thesis requirements is available at wwwgradillinoisedu/graduate- college-thesis-requirements. This video shows how to insert list of tables in a word document as the thesis may contain numbers of tables, it is difficult to enter the list of table man. Line spacing in the entire thesis, including table of contents and bibliography left margin is defined as 4 cm and right margin as 2 cm, which gives us a paragraph width of 15 cm top and bottom margins are 25 cm each, which allows 32–34 lines of text on a page write full pages down to the bottom margin whenever.
A thesis or dissertation [add proposal if appropriate] presented to the college of graduate and professional studies department of your department name indiana state university list of tables [note: you will have to reformat this list after it is generated to add a period after the table number and remove italics]. Tables, figures and illustrations should be identified with the word table, figure, or other appropriate descriptor, and include a title and/or caption you must use a consistent format for titles and captions of tables, figures and illustrations throughout the thesis. The table of contents is the only index of your thesis/dissertation it reveals the nature and course of your research and the method you have chosen to present the results of your work for thesis/dissertations submitted to the graduate school , the chapter is the basic unit of division, with subdivisions where appropriate. The overall structure of the thesis should not be confused with the table of contents, but these two are related in a research plan, an outline of the work is useful it can be given without a detailed table of contents (which is, apparently, prone to changes in any case) on a more abstract level before going further, it is useful to.
This manual provides information on 1 how to properly format tables within the thesis or dissertation 2 examples of properly formatted tables 3 the format requirements for the list of tables 4 how to manually and automatically create a list of tables an example of a properly formatted list of tables is provided at the. A thesis requires a detailed table of contents that lists the headings and page numbers of each section rather than manually scrolling through your document making notes of where everything is (and having to go back and change numbers every time you add something new or move a section) why not let word do all the.
The phd thesis registration process 1 formatting your thesis 3 the order of thesis contents 4 plan ahead for a smooth defense 8 preparing for dissertation submission to proquest®/umi 8 examples format of title page 9 table of contents 10 biographical sketch 12 contributors and funding sources 13. Tables and figures can present complicated information to readers quickly and thoroughly, so they are effective tools for reporting research procedures and findings in a thesis or dissertation these tips will help you design excellent tables and figures.
Table 1 lists document parts and styles defined for their correct formatting together with the requirements table 1 formatting requirements and applicable styles in the templates document part style name settings thesis code centred times new roman 12 pt, centred in further referred as lettering author's details. Separate preliminary section of the appropriate name (eg, list of plates), listing captions according to the rules for the preparation of the list of tables/ figures • table and figures proper and their footnotes, appendices, and equations may be reproduced in different size and style fonts than that of the thesis proper. A table is a compilation of data in columns or rows (tabular form) a figure is a visual or graphic presentation or illustration photographs, maps, diagrams, plates, or schematic presentations all are figures tables and figures must be referred to by number in the text prior to their appearance the expressions “the following. Table of contents format center the term “table of contents” the table of contents should only include listings for the acknowledgements page and any sections following the table of contents item page numbers should align at the right margin follow the spacing guidelines included in your chosen style manual.
Working with a text as long as a master's thesis in a text processor can be a challenge 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 summary of your thesis, and should not be more than a 81 formatting the table of contents. Pages of the thesis after the table of contents appendices are labeled alphabetically alternately, a numbering system reflecting the location or chapter within the thesis may be used for figures or tables( for example) table 21 table 22, table 23, etc for tables occurring in chapter 2 appendix figures or tables would.