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ETD Guide

Detailed Guide through the ETD process


Statistical Consulting Department - Statistical Consulting at FIU provides free assistance to faculty and graduate students on experimental design, data coding, data analysis, statistical software packages, and interpreting output.
Institutional Review Board - The FIU Institutional Review Board must approve all research projects involving human subjects conducted by anyone affiliated with FIU, including students, prior to the commencement of any such research.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Institutional BioSafety Committee
ProQuest/UMI's Dissertation Abstracts Database
Review Responsible Conduct of Research
Microsoft Word must be used (unless you use LaTex).  You can download Word for free. 
Register for a Workshop, which addresses format, copyright, images, equations, & graphs
The formatting section of this guide that has templates & videos

Stephanie Brenenson, Graduate Studies Librarian, can help with research

Writing Center for assistance in developing writing and revising skills.

Keep in mind:
  1. Students should understand the style requirements of both their discipline and of the Graduate School.  The Graduate School's formatting rules supercede some style guides so it's important to have a grasp of both.   
  2. Stay mindful of your deadlines: HERE