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This research guide includes information relevant to the MSA, EdD, and EdS Educational Leadership programs.

Graduate 101

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Joyner Library Website Tour

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Educational Leadership Welcome

Welcome to the Educational Leadership Research Guide! 

Select the tabs above to access many of Joyner Library's resources. Many of these resources are available digitally, though some are only available in print.

After reviewing this research guide,  students should be able to:

  • Complete steps of the research process
  • Locate and utilize ECU Libraries' online and print resources, such as books, journal articles, etc.
  • Locate and utilize statistics, data and other internet resources
  • Cite sources in APA style
  • Communicate with librarians to get help

Search the Library

One Search is a great place to start your research. It allows you to simultaneously search through a variety of databases and the ECU Libraries' catalog.

One Search for articles, books, and other resources from the ECU Libraries' collection.


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Phone:  Call our Research desk at (252) 328-6076.

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Click here to schedule a research consultation with a TRC librarian.