Departments or advisors may require submission of a printed copy of every thesis and dissertation.
Often, students also desire printed copies to keep or share with loved ones.
Payment by University Department A University Department may pay for the binding of personal theses and dissertation copies in either one of two ways: Please contact Tammi Keefer at H. ** The commercial binder reserves the right to select the most appropriate type of leaf attachment, size of lettering, positioning (vertical or horizontal) of spine information as well as the best resolution for truncation issues.
RETURN SHIPMENT: Items will be returned to the Preservation Department who will in turn route to campus department.
You may pay by credit card or arrange in advance to pay by check or money order.
The KU Libraries recommend the following binders that can bind hard-cover or soft-cover copies of your thesis or dissertation and additionally offer print-from-electronic file services.
You have several options with our thesis/dissertation binding service: We will follow the specifications (if provided) of your college/university for copies you submit to the institution, or you can select your own layout for personal copies.
The most popular cover material is buckram, which is not only economical and durable, but attractive as well.
In addition to these binders, KU's own Jayhawk Ink can bind a soft-cover copy of your thesis or dissertation.
Note: KUMC Library binding information can be found on their website here: