Appendix material is information that is not essential to the text but that contributes to it. Appendices are used to include information such as the following:

  • Original data
  • Long quotations
  • Supporting legal decisions or laws
  • Computer codes and programs
  • Lithologic and petrographic descriptions
  • Questionnaires
  • Forms and documents
  • Permissions to use copyrighted material
  • Long tables
You may include long appendices as electronic attachments to your thesis In either instance, appendices are listed in the table of contents.

Numbering in appendices

Figure, table and equation numbers in appendices are preceded with the appropriate appendix letter, e.g., in Appendix A, the first figure would appear as Figure A-1, the first table would be labeled Table A-1, and the first equation would be numbered A-1.