Answered By: Lauren Collister
Last Updated: May 18, 2017     Views: 7

No. Students will need to create their original document using a word processor, such as Microsoft Word. Templates are available for students to use in order to conform to manuscript format requirements. We recommend using these templates from the beginning of the process to make document conversion easier. (If you have already started, it's not too late to begin working with the template now.)

Once you are done working with your document in a word processor, you will then need to convert it to a PDF file, which will retain the original document format (for the purpose of future editing). Conversion into a PDF file is a straightforward process. Documentation and training are available to all students creating an ETD.

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