As per the Theses Guidelines website, hosted by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, the following are the general requirements for McGill theses:
The following eBooks will guide you through the research, writing and defense of a thesis or dissertation. For addition information, please refer to the library catalog.
Refer to our Citation Guide to review and learn more about citation styles and software, such as Zotero and Endnote, that will assist you during the writing and formatting of your thesis or dissertation.
Other useful style guides include:
Manuals are available in the collections and at the desk in most McGill libraries:
You can use citation management software like EndNote or Zotero to create your own personal database. This database, which is fully searchable, can then be used to generate reference lists and bibliographies for publications, assignments and reports.
With our university-wide site license for these software packages, McGill students, faculty, and staff can download them free of charge.
To download EndNote or Zotero and/or find more information about it (including workshops) click here.
Can't find a workshop or prefer to learn online? Check these online options.