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89 pages : color illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm."This guide is intended to help future thesis writers understand the range of approaches to and content in RISD thesis books, locate some especially strong examples in the Library's vast thesis collection, and imagine and plan their own theses." - from the introduction. "Introduction by Jennifer Liese" - Colophon. Contents: Academic thesis -- Monograph -- Project document -- Mosaic essay -- Artist's book. "Designed by Elizabeth Leeper (MFA Graphic Design 2017). Set in Parry and Parry Grotesque, by Artur Schmal, and printed by Lulu."--Colophon.

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RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record


masters theses, thesis, dissertations, book design, case studies, electronic dissertations, graduate students, artists' books, academic writing, handbooks, manuals


Art and Design | Art Education | Book and Paper | Higher Education | Language and Literacy Education | Reading and Language | Technical and Professional Writing

The Book of Thesis Books



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