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Google Scholar

Google Scholar

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Google Scholar is a popular internet search tool used to find:

Scholarly Articles

Case Law

Patents - Google Patents

Grey Literature

It is also incredibly useful in that it can be used to limit to articles held in full text by ECU Libraries. While ECU Libraries offers a conucopia of internal sources that can be advantageous to your research, properly using Google Scholar is crucial to modern researchers

Welcome to ECU Libraries Google Scholar Library Guide. In the following tabs we will:

  • Tell you more about what Google Scholar is and how it operates.
  • Identify its possible strengths and weaknesses.
  • Provide tips for searching Google Scholar.
  • Provide instruction on how to efficiently use Google Scholar both on campus and remotely.
  • Demonstrate how to export citations or save articles to your Google Library.