# CTAN has a new package: umthesis

CTAN Announcements ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Tue Mar 6 18:43:22 CET 2007

The package below has been put up at tug.ctan.org and should soon be

Thanks again,
Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: umthesis
Author's name: Robert Felty
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/umthesis
Summary description: A class file for dissertations at the
University of Michigan

Announcement text:
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This new class file improves upon previous class files in several ways:
- it loads the book class, and makes as few changes as possible
- it uses "new" commands such as \newcommand instead of \def
- it is compatible with many other LaTeX packages
- unlike some previous class files, it is well commented
- unlike some previous class files, it does not break \includeonly
- a full example is provided showing the many features of the class
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This package is located at
http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/umthesis