Ready to submit your thesis? The first impression counts – and the last impression remains forever!
As Charles R Swindoll said, “The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.” Writing a thesis or dissertation is for students the most important part of their education, where they are required to create a comparatively long academic document. Years of study, research and lots of effort are all put in this one piece of work in the end. However, when it comes to academic writing, having brilliant ideas and methodical knowledge is not enough. It is the small details that always matter, too. Not only does the first impression matter, the last impression is even more important, because it will probably remain forever. This article highlight the necessary steps one should take before submitting a paper or a thesis in order to ensure that it is impressive down to the smallest detail.Read more
Any mistakes discovered in your graduate thesis after binding it? Practical tips and advice
A thesis or dissertation submission day is something long-awaited by every student. Future graduates are both happy to be finally done with their biggest assignment but at the same time, they are nervous about the result too. Sometimes, because of all the stress and worries around the thesis submission, students happen to overlook some very important details of their document. It might happen that just one or two days before the submission deadline, after months of sleepless nights and hard work, after the project is finally printed and bound, one finds out that there is a spelling mistake on the title page. Or maybe one of the pages is missing. No matter what, the mistake just has to be corrected as soon as possible. The present article will introduce to students all the different binding methods that allow for changes to be done after binding. By reading the article, students will be more prepared to choose the most appropriate binding method for their thesis or dissertation and will know how to easily manage if any mistakes are found in their academic paper after binding.Read more
Bachelor’s thesis, Master’s thesis, doctoral thesis: Finding the right cover and paper at the right price
Whether being an undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral student, it all ends with writing a dissertation or thesis paper that is graded and marks the end of one’s study program. Universities lay down many specific requirements for the preparation of academic paperwork. These requirements do not only concern the writing itself but also the handing in of the dissertation or thesis. Once the writing of a paperwork is finished, it needs to be printed and, finally, bound according to the requirements of the particular higher education institution, before it will be presented for final evaluation. How the final material will be bound is an essential part as it will make the overall material look much more professional. Although there are no universal binding instructions, the most common methods boil down to case binding and perfect binding. Furthermore, depending on how much a student is willing to spend on dissertation or thesis binding, these two types can be made of different materials, ranging from leather or cardstock to glue and plastic spiral. Within the process of binding, there are a few other things that will need to be taken into consideration, such as paper weight, cover, and, most importantly, the price of everything. This article will focus on outlining the key aspects of dissertation and thesis binding and providing tips on how to choose the right type.Read more
Self-printing versus professional printing services: Practical tips and decision-making advice
The big, long-awaited day when one is done with writing their thesis is finally here! After all the stress and exhaustion, one is very glad to be done. However, students’ work is not finished just after they have written the academic document and have it proofread. There is still a certain amount of administrative work to do prior to submission day and future graduates should not underestimate the amount of time it will take them to turn their text into a finally printed and bound hard-copy document. Yet, what is the best way to print to ensure that the thesis/dissertation examiner will be impressed? Should one use a personal printer and do it at home, or use the help of a professional printing service provider instead? Before making any final decision, students need to first consider different aspects in order to ensure that they will achieve a proper printing of the digital thesis/dissertation version they have spent a lot of time and effort creating. This article aims to inform prospective graduates about the main advantages that professional printing companies can offer compared to self-printing.Read more