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Technical Services: Theses/Dissertations

This page explains the policies and procedures of the Technical Services Department.

Dissertations and Theses

Dissertation and Thesis Services

Barry Theses Dissertations Binding Information and Cost
Two original print copies of a student’s thesis or dissertation and 1 CD labeled with your name and graduation year are required: 1 original print copy is for the library. All theses and dissertations must have original signature pages.

All copies must be doubled spaced. The left or binding edge of the page must have a 1.5 inch margin. The top, bottom and right edges must have a 1.0 inch margin. Do not print double-sided, only single sided printing 
is accepted.

Students may have as many copies as they wish bound. Cost per thesis/dissertation is $20. Students are required to pay when they deliver the copies to the Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library. Payments can be made via cash, check or money order made out to Barry University Library.

Two copies must be made on special paper. The required paper must be: white paper with 100% cotton content and a weight of no less than 20 pounds. For additional information about paper requirements, please contact Auria Robinson at (305) 899-4814.

Additional/personal copies of dissertations and theses can be made on regular paper.

Theses/dissertations are sent to the bindery on a 6 week rotation schedule. Upon arrival, students will be contacted with instructions to locate and retrieve their personal copies.

Digital Publishing
It is customary for students to have theses and dissertations deposited with ProQuest/UMI. If students wish, they can publish their dissertations and theses on ProQuest/UMI.

Adrian Dominican School of Education (ADSOE) Dissertation and Thesis Binding Information and Cost
Students from the Adrian Dominican School of Education are required to follow the thesis and dissertation requirements outlined above with the following exceptions:

  • One original print copy of a student’s thesis or dissertation and 2 CDs labeled with the student’s name and graduation year are required. All theses and dissertations must have original signature pages.
  • It is now mandatory for all ADSOE students to publish their theses/dissertations with ProQuest/UMI.


For additional assistance, please contact Auria Robinson at (305) 899-4814, by e-mail at arobinson@barry.edu or in person at Technical Services, located on the Library’s 4th floor.