Thesis Quick Start


Writing Resources (Graduate Writing Center) 
Learning and reference materials to support you at different stages of the writing process, across a wide range of topics, and through multiple media, including videos, handouts, modules, and books.

Why Cite? (Thesis Processing)
Citing responsibly and avoiding plagiarism.

iThenticate FAQ (Graduate Writing Center)
Questions and answers on the use of IThenticate at NPS and citing and plagiarism.

How to Cite
Examples and rules for using the citation styles APA, Chicago/Turabian, IEEE and INFORMS.

Learn how to get started with the citation management software, Zotero.


Other Resources

Advice on Academic Writing
University of Toronto

Common Errors in English Usage
Paul Brians

Graduate and Doctoral Writing
Ashford University

How to Organize Your Thesis
John W. Chinneck, Carleton University

How to Write a Dissertation
Purdue University

How to Write Your Thesis
Columbia university

How to write your Ph.D thesis
Elisabeth Pain

Purdue Online Writing Lab
Purdue University

Resources for Graduate Students
University of Texas at Austin Writing Center

Scientific Writing Resource
Duke University

Writer's Handbook
University of Wisconsin

Writing and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation
S. Joseph Levine Michigan State University

Writing Guides
University of North Carolina

Writing Resources
Harvard Writing Center

Writing Resources & Tutorials
Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning