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Getting Better Search Results with Google Scholar: Linking Google Scholar and the Libraries

Google Scholar is a convenient search tool but it has limitations. Learn how to get the best results from your searches.

LInking Google Scholar to the Libraries

Google Scholar landing page

From the Google Scholar landing page, select the "hamburger" or three horizontal lines in the upper left hand corner.

Settings button from Google Scholar landing page

Go to Settings at the bottom of the menu on the left side

Settings for library menu

Under Account information, select which Bibliography management software you will import citations to.

Google Scholar will provide links to full text articles available through the OSU library if possible.  The link will be left of the item.  It may be either [HTML] or [PDF].