This package provides all the files needed to support the production and typesetting of a PhD dissertation at Harvard, Princeton, and NYU, though it can easily be adapted to meet the requirements of other schools. The format and styling is based closely on the requirements published by each university's registrar.
- Install LaTeX. For Mac OS X, we recommend MacTex (http://tug.org/mactex/); for Windows, MiKTeX (http://miktex.org/); and for Ubuntu, Tex Live (
sudo apt-get install texlive-full)
- Install the default fonts: EB Garamond, Lato, and Source Code Pro. The files are provided in
fonts/Source Code Pro.
- Pick your school by editing line 6 of
dissertation.texto use the option
NYU, depending on your school.
- Personalize the document by filling out your name and all the other info in
- Build your dissertation with
build.command, located in the
scriptsdirectory (e.g., you can
cdinto the main directory and then run
How do I make the text justified instead of ragged right?
Remove or comment out the line
\RaggedRight from the .cls file.
Thanks to Andrew Leifer for many code and README contributions and to Clemens Eppner for the Ubuntu instructions.