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* Ed.D. Research • Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies: Dissertations & Archer Library

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

Dissertations in the Library

Locating Dissertations

Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Education Ed.D. dissertations are available in the library. Located on the ground floor, Technical Services area. COE doctoral dissertations are part of the library circulating collection.

Dissertation Call Numbers

Education doctoral dissertations have a call number beginning with EdD followed by the year and first four letters of the authors last name. For example, the call number for What Rural Superintendents in Ohio Value in New Teacher Candidates (2012) would be EdD 2012 Smit/R

AU Ed.D. dissertations may also be located via author search and will display in various searches (subject, keyword) initiated for the researched topic.

Search AU Library Catalog



Use the 'other call number' option to search for AU Library dissertation holdings by year. For example:

Enter edd 2016 into the search box and click Go to view AU Ed.D. Dissertations published in 2016.


Electronic Theses & Dissertations



Electronic Platform Access

Ashland University Theses and Ed.D. Dissertations are submitted to two platforms available to users via OhioLINK and Ashland University Library.

Use the drop-down menu at the top of this page to view AU Ed.D. Dissertations by year, in both platforms.