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* Ed.D. Research: Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies: Welcome!    

Library resources for Ed.D. research, locating dissertations, and an introduction to the library mentor program.


Welcome to the Ed.D. Research Library Guide

This guide is a starting point for your library research. Here you will find information about:

  • Archer Library at Ashland University;
  • Library and OhioLINK databases plus Google Scholar;
  • OneSearch and Archer Library's catalog;
  • Research resources featuring journals, eBooks, and citation information;
  • Literature Review Model & Supporting Resources; and
  • Dissertation resources including submission guidelines


A Comprehensive list of dissertations completed by previous cohorts and published to the OhioLINK ETD Center and ProQuest Theses & Dissertation is provided.


Librarians & Research Help

Faculty librarians at Ashland University's Archer Library are available to schedule one-on-one time to meet with doctoral students to discuss research strategies and provide assistance.  You are encouraged to work with any librarian on duty at your convenience.

Drop-in Consultations

Help is not limited to your mentor librarian.  Email, text, call, or stop in the library to work with a librarian. During the semester, reference help is available Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Hours updates are available on the library website, and you can explore the library help page for additional information.

Chat with a Librarian

Working online?  Use our chat widget to connect with a librarian online.  Hours are posted on the widget; it slides open automatically for ease of use. 

Using this Guide

Navigate this guide using the tabs and drop-down menu options located at the top of the page. These resources are updated frequently, we recommend you bookmark this page for later use.  Keep in mind, Archer Library guides are available for use online, 24/7.

Library Connect

library web site

Contact Archer Library

Library Circulation: 419.289.5400 

Instructional Resource Center: 419.289.5406

Reference Desk: 419.289.5402

Text Us: 419-938-4134


Archer Library Databases