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Thesis and Dissertation Publishing

UPDATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2015

University Requirements

A $45.00 Processing fee includes ProQuest submission, an electronic file, metadata file, and abstract for SDSU Library.

ProQuest

As of Fall 2013, SDSU has partnered with ProQuest, an online archival database. It provides full text dissertations and theses from over 700 academic institutions, allowing students and researchers to access and share relevant material quickly and conveniently.

To access currently published dissertations and theses on ProQuest, visit the following link: http://sdsu-dspace.calstate.edu/.

Department Requirements/Personal Copies

Some departments require a hard bound copy for their own department libraries. Check with your department for specific requirements.

You can choose your binding, cover color*, and paper type for your thesis.

 

*Due to variances among color monitors, the colors on your computer monitor may appear differently than the actual products. If color is important to you, please stop by the Montezuma Publishing office to make your selection.

Hard Bound $35.00

990 black
990
Black

182 red
182
Red

990 black
192
Burgundy

990 black
290
Orange

990 black
370
Yellow

990 black
485
Green

490 dark forest
490
Dark Green

588 denim
588
Blue

598 dark teal
598
Navy Blue

798 sand
798
Tan

860 mocha
860
Brown

943 smoke
943
Gray

Soft (vinyl) Bound $10.00

softbind black
Softbind
Black
softbind red
Softbind
Red
softbind green
Softbind
Green
softbind blue
Softbind
Blue

Paper Options

Cotton bond $0.12 per page
Regular paper $0.08 per page
Color copies $1.00 per page


MP can bind original copies. Binding charges apply.

For additional items such as maps, oversized materials and CDs, please contact Montezuma Publishing for pricing. 

Pricing Example:
(includes University Requirements and 1 personal hardbound cotton copy for 130-page thesis)

Personal Bind $ 35.00
Copy Fees
(130 pages x 1 copy x $0.12 per page)
$ 15.60
Processing Fee $ 45.00
Subtotal $ 95.60
Tax (8%) $ 7.65
Total $103.25

Timeline

Hardbound Copies take 6-8 weeks
Softbound Copies take 2-4 weeks

Students submitting their thesis closer to deadlines may experience a longer waiting period. MP will email you when your copies are ready. Graduation is dependent only on the final publishing payment, students do not have to wait for copies to arrive in order to be cleared for graduation.

Pick up & Shipping

Department copies will be delivered to the designated department, free of charge. Personal copies can be either picked up or shipped. The shipping fee is contingent upon the weight of the books after binding. MP will email you with the tracking information once the copies are shipped.

 

Thesis orders are accepted between the hours of 9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday thru Friday.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.