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Resources for Ph.D. in Aviation Students

Services & Support

Ask a Librarian

Need an answer to a quick question, or need one-on-one research assistance? The Hunt Library's Ask a Librarian service can help connect you to the information that meets your research needs by:

  • Providing you with a personalized, in-depth research strategy;
  • Helping you find a book, article, or conference proceeding in our collection;
  • Helping guide you to authoritative websites or other sources of information;
  • Helping define your research topic;
  • Or by assisting you with any of your other research needs.

Schedule a Consultation

For one-on-one research help, meet with a research librarian virtually via Zoom by scheduling a research consultation.

More Help Options

Borrow Materials

Not all materials from the Hunt Library are available for borrowing. See collection locations in table below to determine which materials are available for borrowing or library use only:

Available for Borrowing Library Use Only
  • Main Shelves
  • NTSB Documents
  • ERAU Dissertations/Theses
  • Leisure Books
  • Reference
  • Reserves
  • Special Collections
  • Aircraft Manuals
  • Periodicals

Students in the Ph.D. in Aviation Business program receive the same benefits as students associated with the Worldwide Campus and may check out items from the Hunt Library and have them shipped for free by filling out the Book Request Form. For students living within the U.S. a return shipping label will be provided in the box.

Renew Materials

Materials may be renewed online if there are no holds or recalls placed on the items. For assistance contact the Access Services Department during library hours, at 386-226-6592, or by email at

Request Materials

Scan & Deliver

For materials found in one of the Library Use Only collections (i.e., Reference; Reserves; Special Collections; Aircraft Manuals; or Periodicals) requests can be made to have print journal articles, book chapters and other documents scanned and sent to your email.

For more information visit the Scan & Deliver page on the Hunt Library website, or to request to have an item scanned and emailed to you, please email

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

For materials not owned by the Hunt Library, requests can be made through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to borrow materials from another library. Please note that due to the time constraints between lending libraries, the Hunt Library, and you, we are unable to fill ILL book requests; however, you may request articles, book chapters, and conference papers through ILL.

For more information visit the Interlibrary Loan page on the Hunt Library website.


Scholarly Commons

Scholarly Commons is an open access digital repository of the intellectual output produced by the faculty, students and staff of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. By collecting and preserving the University community’s research in a single location, Scholarly Commons provides a digital showcase for campus publications, archival materials, library special collections and other University-related creative works not published elsewhere. For more information, send an email to