This is the official UCLA manuscript preparation guide that contains established criteria for uniformity in the format of theses and dissertations.
The regulations included in it supersede any style manual instructions regarding format.
Embargoes are set to expire two years from the date on which the Ph. was awarded (degrees are awarded five times per year at Board of Trustee meetings); this date will coincide with the degree date (month and year) on the title page of your dissertation.
Please note: you are responsible for keeping track of the embargo period--notifications will not be sent.
Formatting your Dissertation Princeton University Archives Dissertation Formatting Requirements (this document is downloadable from the upper-right hand side of this webpage).
This document provides detailed information on how to prepare the bound volume of your dissertation and the PDF.For a full discussion of your dissertation and copyright, see Pro Quest’s Copyright and Your Dissertation.If you have questions regarding the Pro Quest publishing options, contact their Author and School Relations team at 1-800-521-0600 ext. Each Princeton University dissertation is deposited in Princeton’s Institutional Repository, Data Space.Please take special note of how to format the title page (this document is downloadable from the upper-right hand side of this webpage), which must list your adviser’s name.Pro Quest's Preparing Your Manuscript guide offers additional information on formatting the PDF.There is a dissertation maintenance fee of for this service payable to the Princeton University Library at the time of depositing your dissertation.Dissertations will be freely available on the internet except during an embargo period. The Princeton University Archives partners with Pro Quest to publish and distribute Princeton University dissertations beyond the campus community. This step will take roughly 20-25 minutes and it must be complete before coming to the Mudd Manuscript Library to deposit the dissertation Step 2) Come to the Mudd Manuscript Library to deposit your dissertation. Students are required to upload a PDF of their dissertation, choose publishing options, enter subject categories and keywords, and make payment to Pro Quest (if fees apply).Embargoes According to the Graduate School’s embargo policy, students can request a two-year embargo on their dissertation, with the potential for renewal by petition.If approved, the embargo would apply to the dissertation in Pro Quest, as well as in Princeton’s digital repository, Data Space.