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Doctoral Research Toolkit: Introduction

Tools and information to support your success as doctoral student.


Welcome, CSU Students

The CSU Library contains tools to support your success as a doctoral student.

This guide focuses on library and web-based research resources that have graduate-level content to support your doctoral process and:

  1. Clarifies how and where to find content on research methodologies and specific research instruments;
  2. Details how to access relevant dissertations in both the library and open access online;
  3. Explains where and how to access graduate level electronic journals and e-books to support your developing literature review.

Also see our other research guides for doctoral students located in the box below.

If you have any questions about the information on this page, use the chat box located on the right-hand side of the page to reach a librarian.

Guides for Doctoral Students

Doctoral Programs Library Tour

Take a video tour of the CSU Library's resources for doctoral students.

Doctoral Programs Research Guide

An introduction to doctoral resources and services.

General Business (Graduate)

Resources to help DBA students find information to support their course assignments.

Occupational Safety & Health (Graduate)

Resources to help DOSH students find information to support their course assignments.

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