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Dissertation Research--Planning, Researching, Publishing

This guide was created to help GWU doctoral students in researching and writing their dissertation

Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD)

Is there a GW ETD website? 

Yes, the ETD homepage is located at:

GW Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Initiative- part of a national movement to make access to dissertations available for free. 

What is an ETD?

An ETD is a thesis/dissertation created as an electronic document. GW began requiring that ALL doctoral dissertations be submitted electronically to Proquest/UMI since 2008.

What is the ETD submission process at GWU?

Submission guidelines and online support tools:  ETD Submission Process at GW

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