The Preparation and Submission Manual for Doctoral Dissertations and Master’s Theses “Bluebook”, from the UC San Diego Graduate Division, outlines the requirements for "the preparation, submission and dissemination of doctoral dissertations and master’s theses at UCSD." It includes sections on layout and organization, copyright, handling special materials, using published materials (including material submitted or being prepared for publication), electronic filing of dissertations and theses, and lists of necessary filing documents (including the release form where you can set a one or two-year embargo period).
Several ways a subject librarian can support you during your thesis or dissertation research and writing:
The Library has many books on writing and research for dissertations and theses. A keyword search for writing dissertation* or subject search for dissertations, academic -- handbooks or academic writing in the catalog will get you started. You may also find additional books by searching your discipline and adding works like research or authorship