Document Preparation

Formatting Your Document

You may want to check out these resources to make sure you are formatting your documents correctly:

  • School of Graduate Studies Thesis Formatting Page
    • The School of Graduate Studies is the ultimate authority on thesis formatting. Face it, if they don’t like it, they won’t accept it!
  • Most Distinguished Theses
    • Every year, an MSc thesis in the School of Computing is designated “the most-distinguished thesis”, meaning that its quality makes it an example for others to follow. By now, there are over a dozen such theses; see Debby to borrow one of these extraordinary documents.


In addition to the style and writing guides listed above, there are numerous useful web sites catering to those starved for grammar information:


Lastly, the following books serve as an overall guide to writing your paper/thesis: