[texhax] Thesis layout regulations
daleif at imf.au.dk
Sat May 30 10:21:28 CEST 2009
Adrian F. Clark wrote:
> A little off-topic but I hope people don't mind.
> I've just taken a close look at my university's regs and it appears that
> we still require students to submit their MSc or PhD theses
> double-spaced and single-sided. I was wondering if more enlightened
> institutions have progressed to the stage where students can submit
> single-spaced and double-sided.
> If you have regs that are less wasteful (especially if you're at a UK
> institution), could you drop me an email saying so? I'll use it as
> evidence to help drag us towards the 21st century -- and maybe save some
> trees -- and update the LaTeX style that many of our students use.
> Many thanks in advance.
In the math department at Aarhus University, DK, we don't have any rules
regarding the layout. Most PhDs handin their dissertations in A4 or B5,
single spaced, doublepaged. I usually encourage them to treat it like a
book, and make it nice to look at.
BTW: the dissertaions are all online.
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