Dissertation/Writing Web Sites

The Graduate Junction
The Graduate Junction has a bold vision to bring together Masters, Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers from across disciplines and around the world to create an online global research community. The Graduate Junction has two central aims: to provide researchers with an easy way of meeting and discussing their research interests with others in a global and multi-disciplinary environment; and to provide comprehensive searchable listings of information relevant to the graduate research community.

Writing and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation
S. Joseph Levine, Ph.D. Michigan State University
This guide has been created to assist graduate students in thinking through the many aspects of crafting, implementing and defending a thesis or dissertation.

Some Thoughts on Dissertation Proposal Writing
Professor Chris M. Golde
Department of Educational Administration
University of Wisconsin

Writing Your Dissertation
University of North Carolina

Dissertation Information for Political Scientists

Collected Advice on Research and Writing

Tips on Writing Your Thesis/Dissertation
Stanford Learning Lab

Thesis and Dissertation Advice

Ph.D. Resources
University of Washington "Re-envisioning the Ph.D."
The "Ph.D. Resources" have been created to help doctoral students not just survive but thrive in graduate school and beyond.

A discussion and support group for who cannot seem to finish their dissertations or theses

Association for Support of Graduate Students

PhdDATA: The Universal Index of Doctoral Dissertations in Progress

First Thoughts to Finished Writing

Writing a Review of the Literature
University of Wisconsin

The Literature Review: A Few Tips on Conducting It
University of Toronto

How to Write a Dissertation
Purdue University

Useful Tips for Dissertation Writing

Thesis/Dissertation Writing

Dissertation Proposal Writing
University of California - Berkeley

The Qualitative Research Site
Useful resources for conducting qualitative inquiry. Of particular note is the extensive bibliography of qualitative research resources. The bibliography is indexed by research genre and methodologies, and contains references and links to high quality web sites. The research software page focuses on computer applications that include both quantitative and qualitative research.

Successful Academic
A variety of resources to help complete the dissertation