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.
If you're using Word, see Formatting your dissertation in Word.
Use the Dissertation Calculator to help plan your research timeline.
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.