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How to connect to our resources using Google.

What is 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 web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

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Google Vs. Google Scholar

What is the difference between google and google scholar?


Google is a broad based search engine that looks at many sources. Google Scholar looks for scholarly literature based on the results of research or studies. Library databases can contain a wealth of resources not included in Google Scholar.  We do not have a list of journals or websites Google Scholar searches so do not rely on it to find all of your research. In the research process you need to find information from a variety of resources.

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