When you use Google Scholar off-campus, you’ll often find results that aren’t freely available in full-text.
To access more of the articles you need, we recommend that you link Google Scholar to the Library's databases.
You can use Google Scholar's search operators to connect your keywords and limit your search to the title of each article.
1) Click on the Cited by link in Google Scholar
You'll be taken to a list of more recent publications that have referred to your article.
2) Click on the Related articles link in Google Scholar
Google Scholar will try to find other publications that are similar to your selected item.
This will provide a list of sources that the author consulted as part of their research. If you want to access one of these publications in full-text, follow the Library's instructions on:
3) Refer to the reference list / bibliography at the end of any relevant articles
Below each search result in Google Scholar, you’ll see a quotation mark (") icon.
This provides a formatted citation for the publication in various referencing styles including APA.
Warning: Google’s APA references:
Google Scholar picks up draft versions of articles that haven’t been through the peer-review process
These will often show up on websites like ResearchGate and SSRN. Wherever possible, you should refer to the final peer-reviewed version of an article which includes the journal title, volume/issue number, and page range.
Google Scholar doesn’t let you limit your search to peer-reviewed content
It’s up to you to evaluate the quality and credibility of each resource.A quick way to evaluate the quality of the journal where an article is published, is to check if the name of the journal appears in the:
Google Scholar may retrieve non-academic books from Google Books that can be of questionable quality
It’s up to you to evaluate the quality and credibility of each resource.
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