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John M. Flaxman Library SAIC School of the Art Institute of Chicago

How to Submit or Find an SAIC Thesis or Grad Project


How do I publish my thesis?
Please be wary of any publisher who pops up out of the blue and offers, sight unseen, to publish your thesis. Every year a number of our graduates report being approached by "publishers" eagerly seeking unevaluated theses to "publish" for the "international market." Before you sign away any (or all) of your rights or pay fees, read their contract carefully.

Writers and artists are encouraged to pursue publication opportunities that you yourself initiate with presses, journals, or sites you recognize and admire. SAIC librarians are available to help you research publishers and publishing.


Additional Resources for Publishing


Other questions?

Please contact us at or 312-899-5096.