## 9. Template file

Here is a file you can copy and customize to build your thesis. You can also upload this file from online.

• Replace items such as “Your Name Here” with your own content.

• In this file, optional features are commented out using four percent signs (%%%%). If, for example, you want to include a dedication, just remove the percent signs from the \begin{dedication} and \end{dedication} lines, and add your dedications between those lines.

mythesis.tex
\documentclass[12pt]{report}
%================================================================
% Preamble declarations
%----------------------------------------------------------------
% For instructions regarding the Graduate Office style, see:
%   http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/help/pubs/nmtthesis/
% For instructions regarding the nmtthesis2015.sty package, see:
%   http://www.nmt.edu/~shipman/soft/latex2015/
%----------------------------------------------------------------
% Place \usepackage commands for other modules here
%%%%\usepackage{...}
\usepackage{natbib}% Example bibliographic style
%
% Use the NMT 2015 thesis style
%
\usepackage{nmtthesis2015}
%
% Select the type of publication, one of these three.
%
\thesis
%%%%\dissertation
%%%%\mastersreport
%
% General options
%
\title{PLACE THE TITLE OF YOUR THESIS HERE, AND USE\\
COMMANDS TO BREAK LINES}
\degree{Master of Science in Physics\\
with Specialty in Instrumentation}
%
% If you leave the following line commented, the date will be
% the next available month and year of graduation ceremonies
%
%
% If you would like to give credit to a typist, uncomment this
% line and enter the typist's name
%
%%%%\typist{Rose Mary Woods and the author}
%
% Name your chairperson here.  Do not use titles such as Dr. or Ph.D.
%
\chair{Albert Einstein}
%
% Number of people on your committee include chair(s)
%
\committeesize{6}
%================================================================
\begin{document}
%
% Begin front matter
%
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%%%%\begin{dedication}
%%%%
%%%%\end{dedication}
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%
% Produce the title page
%
\titlepage
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%%%%\epigraph[who said it]{what they said}
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%%%%\frontispiece[title of the graphic]{some graphic}
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%
% An abstract is required.  For suggestions on its content, see:
%   http://www.aapg.org/bulletin/abstract_scrutiny.pdf
% After your abstract, provide two to six keywords, or key
% phrases of up to three words, to assist librarians in
%
\begin{abstract}

\keywords{KEYWORD1; KEYWORD2; KEY PHRASE 3; ...}
\end{abstract}
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%%%%\begin{acknowledgments}
%%%%
%%%%\end{acknowledgments}
%----------------------------------------------------------------
\tableofcontents
%
% If you have no tables, comment out \listoftables.
% If you have no figures, comment out \listoffigures.
% If you provide a List of Abbreviations, create a file
%   'abbrs.tex' containing the abbreviations table, and
%   uncomment \listofabbrs.
%
\listoftables
\listoffigures
%%%%\listofabbrs
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%%%%\begin{preface}
%%%%
%%%%\end{preface}
%----------------------------------------------------------------
%
% List all your committee members here.  Use no titles except
% Advisor".  You can omit the title for other members, or use
% the title "Committee Member".
%
\begin{committee}
\end{committee}
%================================================================
% Body of the document.   Use one of these commands to start each
% chapter:
%   \chapter{FIRST CHAPTER TITLE}
%   \chapter[FIRST SHORT TITLE]{FULL LENGTH CHAPTER TITLE}
% If you have appendices, use these commands:
%   \appendix
%   \chapter{FIRST APPENDIX TITLE}
%     ...
%   \chapter{SECOND APPENDIX TITLE}
%     ...
%----------------------------------------------------------------
\chapter{FIRST CHAPTER TITLE}

%================================================================
% References section.  Uncomment one of the next two commands,
% depending on whether you cite references by number, or by
% author and year.
%
% For numbered citations:
%
%%%%\begin{References}[99]
%
% For citations by author and year:
%
\begin{References}
%
% Inside the References environment, use these lines if you are
% using BibTeX.  Replace 'apalike' with the name of your style
% if you are not using APA-like citations.  Replace FILE1, FILE2,
% with the name(s) of your BibTeX database(s).
%
\bibliographystyle{apalike}
\bibliography{FILE1, FILE2, ...}
%
% If you are not using BibTeX, comment out the two lines above,
% and insert your references like this:
%
%%%%\begin{thebibliography}
%%%%  \bibitem ...
%%%%    ...
%%%%\end{thebibliography}
\end{References}