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Google Scholar

Advantages of Google Scholar

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Advantages of using Google Scholar:

  1. Google Scholar is familiar and relatively simple to use, much like Google.
  2. Google Scholar allows users to search for a find a wide variety of materials including articles, books, "grey literature" like conference proceedings on a vast number of topics.
  3. Google Scholar allows for you to see articles related to the one that might interest you, how many times an article has been cited and by whom, and provides citations for articles in a number of styles.
  4. Google Scholar can display links to articles and books held through ECU Libraries. For more information, see Using Google Scholar from Home tab.
  5. Google Scholar allows you to save both citations and articles to read later.