From Ph.D. Thesis to First Book


If you have finished your Ph.D. you are probably thinking of turning your dissertation into a book. Your Ph.D. thesis usually becomes your first monograph and helps you to start building a reputation in the academic world.

Turning your doctoral thesis into a publishable book will require some adjustments and adaptation of the content and style. Although there is no single rule that can guide you in the process of getting a publishable book out of your Ph.D., some elements usually distinguish a typical doctoral thesis from a monograph.

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