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Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Research Guide: Home

A guide to support students in the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program.


Welcome to the research guide for Ed.D. students!

This guide will support your research in Educational Leadership. If you are looking for general information on education research, please see the Education Subject Guide.

front of school of educationEach Ed.D. student is assigned an HPU librarian to support them throughout the dissertation process. You will receive a list with your librarian pairing during a library session early in your dissertation planning. Your "personal" librarian can help you with topic selection and refinement, literature searches, resource access, and citations. Prior to meeting with your librarian, please e-mail them the following:

1. a detailed synopsis of your topic

2. your current bibliography and list of places you have looked so far

3. any specific issues, questions or concerns you would like them to address


You can also ask any librarian for help at any time! See our Contact Us page or use the chat box on the library homepage.


These are some of the most popular resources used by students conducting research for their Ed.D.: 

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