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Online Campus Library Resources: Using Google Scholar

This guide is for students in Online Campus Programs at Adler University

Google Scholar is not the same as a library database, but using scholar.google.com at the beginning of a literature search can be beneficial!

TIP: Link Your Google Scholar to Adler Library Databases

Do you prefer searching Google Scholar's one search box instead of using specific databases for your research?

Have you ever found a great article in Google Scholar but then realized you would have to pay to read it?

TIP: Link Google Scholar to Adler's article databases and you can have the search box you like without having to pay for articles!

Here's how:

1. Go to Google Scholargoogle scholar settings menu with gear icon

2. Sign in to your Google account

3. Click the "three bars" and go to "Settings"                                                            

 

 

 

4. Select "Library Links" and type "Adler University"; then check the boxes for Open WorldCat (for book searches) and Full Text @ Adler U. for articles.

 

5. Now when you search Google Scholar you will see if an article is available in at Adler  Library right on your search result screen. Click on Full Text @ Adler, log in with your library username and password, and you will be brought to the article in an Adler database.