Google Scholar is an invaluable companion to our subject databases and should be part of any literature review. This chapter provides an overview of the most common Google Scholar features as well as some tips to make your searching more efficient and comprehensive. Some of these features are obvious and intuitive while others are more hidden. To get started, let’s watch this short video that covers how to find full text by linking to the UCF Libraries, the cited by feature, locating related articles, the citation template, and author profiles.
Getting the Most out of Google Scholar [2 min 5 sec]
Now let’s take a closer look at the features covered in the video starting with linking to the UCF Libraries and using Inter-Library Loan.