Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) are required for all doctoral, masters, and baccalaureate degree programs with a thesis requirement at the University of Pittsburgh. Over 4,000 ETDs have been published by the University of Pittsburgh since summer 2011. ETDs allow opportunities for new forms of creative scholarship through use of interactive elements, multi-media, hyperlinks, and more.
From March 2001 through July 2011, Pitt ETDs have been viewed over 7,000,000 times. Individuals from over ninety different countries outside of the United States have accessed Pitt ETDs.
Thesis and Dissertation Format Templates
ETD Format Guidelines Manual
Electronic Theses and Dissertations Web site
ProQuest: Digital Database of Dissertations University of Pittsburgh Gateway
Copyright Law and Graduate Research
Choosing A Dissertation Advisor
Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring recognizing outstanding faculty mentors
Institutional Review Board (IRB)