111 items that should not make a dissertation

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A list of items that should not be found in a scholarly dissertation. A tool to break writer's block and finish dissertations.

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111 items that should not make a dissertation

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  2. 2. Created 2012by Tom CurtisBlog: www.onimproving.blogspot.comPresentations: www.slideshare.net/onimproving Email: ideamerchants@gmail.comTwitter: @onimproving
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