Library resources and services for graduate students

An overview of library services and resources for graduate students at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities).

To help you with your dissertation/thesis

Let your subject librarian/department liaison know about your dissertation/thesis topic. They'll have suggestions for resources to look at, research strategies, and ways to save you time. 

Use a citation manager to save you time. Citation manager workshops are frequently offered throughout the year. 

If you're using Word, see Formatting your dissertation in Word.

Learn about copyright and in particular as it relates to dissertations and theses. Contact the copyright librarian for assistance and more information. 

Use the Dissertation Calculator to help plan your research timeline. 

See the University Thesis/Dissertation Submission and Formatting guidelines.

Learn more about the University's open access repository for dissertations & theses, the University Digital Conservancy. The UDC provides increased visibility of your work, provides long-term preservation, and persistent links for sharing and statistics. Browse or Search for UMN dissertations & theses in the UDC.


Last Updated: May 21, 2024 12:14 PM