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Research Ready: Google Scholar Tips

Google Scholar

"Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other websites." from https://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/about.htmlAbout Google Scholar

To be able to get to full-text articles from your Library's subscriptions when using Google Scholar, either go directly to http://scholar.google.com and follow the instructions below to get linked to our library, or use the Library's proxied link found in our list of databases, http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/GoogleSch.  

Use Google Scholar to get full-text articles with Library subscriptions - Link to the Library!

Go to Settings

Google Scholar settings

Google Scholar Settings Link

Click on Library Links

Google Scholar Library Links

Make sure The University of Iowa - ViewIt@UILink has a check mark next to it and SAVE that setting

Google Scholar save settings

Then look for the ViewIt@UILink link in the results to get to University of Iowa subscribed content.Getting to full-text from Google Scholar

Explore the "Cite" and "Cited by" features

Citing from Google Scholar