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Resources of the Month

NEW! Thesis, Dissertation, or Creative Component Writing Consultations

Starting this summer, the Graduate College and the Center for Communication Excellence are partnering to provide quality writing support for students working on writing, formatting, or finalizing their thesis, dissertation, or creative component paper. Graduate students can make free, one-on-one appointments with trained consultants to discuss thesis/dissertation/creative component formatting or get helpful suggestions in the planning, composing, or revising stages of their writing. Consultations are open to all Iowa State University graduate student in any discipline and in face-to-face or online formats. Make an appointment today!


Doing your Master's Dissertation From Start to Finish

Many graduate students see summer as an ideal time to plan and write their thesis or dissertation. This resource (available via online access at Parks Library) is an indispensable guide to writing a successful thesis or dissertation. The book starts by addressing issues you will face in early stages of the writing process, then guides you through different aspects of carrying out your research and writing up the findings. Check it out and see how it inspires your writing!

Don't forget to check out other on-site and online resources supporting academic communication in the Center for Communication Excellence's resource database

Preparing Grant Proposals

Iowa State University Grants Hub offers funder guidelines and tips as well as resources for proposal preparation and graphics.

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