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General Information

AU students who complete a doctoral dissertation, master's project or master's theses may submit orders to have copies bound The orders are accepted in the Phillips Library.  Details and order forms for document binding are below.  For help with questions about the document binding service, call the Phillips Library at (630) 844 -5437.

Dissertation Binding

AU doctoral graduates may request binding for copies of their dissertations for the reasons listed below.

  • Personal collection
  • If required, storage in the academic departments' collection (not in the Phillips Library)

The graduate programs for education and social work require to students to publish the dissertation post-defense with ProQuest.

Project/Thesis Binding

Graduates of the master's nursing program:

  • are required to supply both the library and the School of Nursing & Allied Health with bound copies
  • may request  additional copies bound for personal use