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GSBS Dissertation and Thesis Guide: Submission to ProQuest

Guide for formatting and publishing dissertations and theses by GSBS students

About ProQuest

  • ProQuest is a repository for publications of graduate work--Theses and Dissertations--stored electronically in a searchable database
  • ProQuest archives and manages requests and payment for publications
  • Cost: There is no cost for uploading (publishing) in ProQuest
  • Uploading of a thesis or dissertation is required for graduation

Submitting to ProQuest

  • Manuscript is uploaded after approval by Graduate Faculty Council
  • Provides an option for embargo for up to 2 years after publishing
  • Traditional Publishing is recommended
  • Registration for Copyright is recommended--ProQuest can help with this for a fee