Template for the essay cover page
For essays at bachelor’s or master’s level at SH, there are guidelines for how the essay's cover page should look like. On the Cover sheet page you will find different templates in the Word format that you can use to create a cover page.
Table of contents and page numbering
If you write your thesis in the Office program MS Word 2016, there are several useful features that make your work easier. On the Table of Contents and Page Numbering page you will find practical tips.
Publishing your essay
When the essay is complete, it should be published in the digital archive DiVA. This applies both to students at SH and RKH. Read more about publishing your essay in DIVA.
"Att skriva en bra uppsats"
A handbook in essay writing (in Swedish) by Lotte Rienecker and Peter Stray Jørgensen, the latest edition is from 2018. The book includes formulation of research questions, empirical data, theory and method, referencing, disposition and structure in the essay. A chapter is devoted to literature and information search. See if the book is available in SöderScholar.
Shelf Aef in the library
At this shelf, you will find many more books on writing essays and other academic texts. Shelf Aef is located on level 5 in the library, near the information desk.
A website with many good tips for the essay writing, including copyright on literature, pictures, photographs, tables and charts. The guide is produced by Blekinge Institute of Technology in collaboration with several other universities. Go to the Writing guide.