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Graduate Thesis & Research Paper Binding

Bailey Library coordinates professional binding of theses and research papers as a service to graduate students of Slippery Rock University.

Binding Form

  • Complete a printed copy of the Binding Order Form.
  • Have the form signed by the Department Dean.



Preparing Your Thesis or Research Papers for Binding

  • Left margin should be 1.5” for binding.
  • Each copy should be complete and have an original cover page.
  • Cover page should include degree along with the thesis or research paper’s title.
  • Each copy should have original signatures.
  • Copies should be printed on low-acid archival paper.
  • Complete the checklist on the Binding Order Form.
  • For theses, a minimum of three copies is required – one each for the Library, the University Archives, and the academic department.  Prepare additional personal copies if you order them.
  • For research papers, two papers are included in one binding.  One copy is required for the department.  Prepare additional personal copies if you order them.



Payment

  • Payment should be made to the Office of Student Accounts, 103 Old Main, prior to delivering copies to the library for binding.
  • For theses, the three required copies cost a total of $60.  Additional personal copies may be purchased for $20 each.
  • For research papers, the one required copy costs $20.  Additional personal copies may be purchased for $20 each.



Delivering Your Thesis or Research Papers

  • Deliver copies of your thesis or research papers to Heather Getsay or Charlynn Seidel on the second floor of Bailey Library.
  • Bring your completed Binding Order Form.



Getting Your Thesis or Research Papers Back

  • Theses and research papers are shipped to the bindery at the end of each semester.
  • Students will be notified when bound copies have been returned.
  • Personal copies can be picked up at Bailey Library or mailed to an address provided by the student.  Indicate your preference on the Binding Order Form.

 

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Hours of Operation*
Spring Semester 2014

Monday-Thursday
7:45 a.m.-11 p.m.
Friday 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m.-11 p.m.

*Service points close 15
minutes before closing time

724.738.2058
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