Doctoral Support


The UI&U Librarians are available for in-depth, individual research consultations.  Please contact a librarian at or 513-487-1487.  You can also schedule an appointment for after-hours assistance.

Discovery Services and Databases

OneSearch. The UI&U Library’s main search tool.  Includes both UI&U Library subscribed resources and open access content.

Google Scholar@UI&U. Performs a broad search of both UI&U Library subscribed resources and open access content. To use: 1) search by article title or keyword and then 2) click Full-Text @ UI&U for the free article in the UI&U Library. If there is no full-text link, you can request the article through interlibrary loan.

Dissertations & Theses Global. A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from institutions around the world.

Internet Archive. A digital library with millions of ebooks, movies, audio recordings, images, and other resources.  Learn more. Search library collections worldwide and find resources at nearby libraries.



Dissertations & Theses

Literature Review

Save & Organize Tutorial

Research Data Management


Audiobooks, E-books, and Videos

The following e-books, journals, and videos can be accessed by copy and pasting the title into the search box on the library homepage. Search results can be narrowed by publication date (last ten years), source type (journal articles, ebooks), and immediate availability (“no interlibrary loan results”).

Doctoral Program & Dissertations

  • Writing a Proposal for Your Dissertation: Guidelines and Examples
  • Destination Dissertation: A Traveler’s Guide to a Done Dissertation
  • Demystifying Dissertation Writing: A Streamlined Process From Choice of Topic to Final Text
  • How To Get A Phd: A Handbook For Students And Their Supervisors
  • The Dissertation Mentor (Videos)

Academic Writing & Publishing

  • They Say, I Say (audiobook)
  • Stylish Academic Writing (audiobook)
  • The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing
  • Write It up: Practical Strategies for Writing and Publishing Journal Articles

Literature Review


Data Management