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CSE Manual for Scientific Style and Format

How to document scientific writing using the CSE Manual

Dissertations and Theses

General format:  C-S and C-N:  Author. Title of thesis or dissertation [type of publication]. Place of
                              Publication Institution: publisher/institution granting the degree; date. Total number of
                              pages. Availability statement (optional). 
 
                              N-Y: Author.  Date.  Title of thesis or dissertation [type of publication].  Place of                               Publication/institution: publisher/institution granting the degree.  Total number of
                              pages. Availability statement (optional).

Rules to Remember: a) The place of publication for a thesis or dissertation is the city where the university or other institution granting the degree is located.

b) Many dissertations, particularly those of US universities, do not state the place of publication. When this occurs, obtain the city name from some other source and place it within square brackets. Conclude place publication information with a colon.

c) If the place cannot be determined as may occur with some older dissertations and thesis, give the words “place unknown” within square brackets.

 

 

 Dissertations and Theses

 

C-S and

C-N

Sagerman BB. High-resolution event stratigraphy, carbon geochemistry and paleobiology of the Upper Cenomanian Hartland Shale Member (Cretaceous), Greenhorn Formation, Western Interior, U.S. [Dissertation]. [Boulder (CO)]: University of Colorado; 1991. 120 p.

N-Y

Sageman BB.  1991.  High-resolution event stratigraphy, carbon geochemistry and paleobiology of the Upper Cenomanian Hartland Shale Member (Cretaceous), Greenhorn Formation, Western Interior, U.S. [Dissertation]. [Boulder (CO)]: University of Colorado. 120 p.