About this Guide
Working on your dissertation here at the University of Michigan? This guide offers information about many stages in the process, including securing funding, starting your research, the mechanics of writing and formatting, sharing your work with the academic community, and publication.
If you have questions, you can find a librarian with expertise in your subject area here.
Table of Contents to this Guide
Funding : links to apply for funding through scholarships, loans, grants, fellowships
Research Assistance : services offered within the University of Michigan which will make your life easier as a dissertation writer.
Workshops : lists and links to upcoming workshops offered by the University Library.
Using Copyrighted Materials : instruction on the use of copyrighted works in your dissertation and when you need to obtain permission or licensing
Deep Blue/Proquest : what to do when you're ready to publish with ProQuest and deposit your final dissertation in Deep Blue
Publishing Concerns : answering questions about repurposing your dissertation materials for other publications