Books to help guide you through the dissertation process
These books are available at one of the GW Libraries. To locate a copy (or request a copy for yourself), click on the book image.
The Dissertation Calculator - This online tool from the University of Minnesota helps students navigate the process of writing a dissertation. The Dissertation Calculator breaks down the process into manageable stages with suggested deadlines, and provides students with important resources.
DoctoralNet.com - This website offers free content related to dissertation writing and research.
All-But-Dissertation Survival Guide - a free, monthly email newsletter which focuses on ways to help its readers more readily overcome the roadblocks that often seem to stand in the way of completing the dissertation.
PhinisheD - a discussion and support group for students who are working to finish their dissertations or theses. It offers a variety of suggestions and resources.
Writing and Presenting Your Theses or Dissertation - this guide created by S. Joseph Levine at Michigan State University, was developed to assist graduate students in thinking through the many aspects of crafting, implementing and defending a thesis or dissertation.