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Using Google to Search for Articles
You can limit your search results on Google to .edu, .gov, or .org sites.
Type your topic: + .edu OR .org, gov.
For example: :.org
You can also try putting your topic in quotes " " site:.edu
Using Google Scholar
Google Scholar, http://scholar.google.com/, is a way to search the internet for scholarly information on a given topic. Unlike a normal Google search, Google Scholar searches for scholarly information provided by academic publishers, professional societies, universities, repositories, and scholarly organizations. The types of information Google Scholar provides include:
- Peer-reviewed journal articles
- Unpublished scholarly articles
- Masters theses and other degree-based work
- Citations for books that may provide limited access to the text of the book.
- Technical reports