Downloading and printing PDF format dissertation

How do I download/print the PDF format of my dissertation order?

To download your dissertation purchase(s), simply click on the URL that is included in your email order. If your email program displays URLs as plain text, you will need to copy this entire URL and paste it into your browser to retrieve your documents. Please note that the URL ends with your order ID number, and it is necessary to cut and paste the complete link for it to work properly. 

Once the page has come up to download the file:

  • Windows
    Click your right mouse button on the corresponding PDF icon above. Your browser should present you with a drop-down menu. Depending on the browser software you are using (e.g., Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer) you will see an option to "Save Target as..." or "Save link as...". Select this option and you will be presented with a "Save" dialog box. Downloading will begin after you choose a location to save your PDF file. Once the download is complete, you can use Adobe Acrobat Reader to read and print the dissertation.
  • Macintosh:
    Click and hold your mouse button on the corresponding PDF icon above. Your browser should present you with a drop-down menu. Depending on the browser software you are using (e.g., Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer) you will see an option to "Download Link to Disk..." or "Save link as...". Select this option and you will be presented with a "Save" dialog box. Downloading will begin after you choose a location to save your PDF file. Once the download is complete, you can use Adobe Acrobat Reader to read and print the dissertation.

The dissertation files are in Portable Document Format (PDF). In order to view/open/print the files, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader, version 4.0 or higher installed on your system. If you do not have this program, you can download it for free at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html