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Prof. Cianci - PSYCH 109 Child Development SPRING 2021: Search Google Scholar

Using Google Scholar

Google Scholar,, 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  • Unpublished scholarly articles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

For the most part, Google Scholar provides a citation to articles without full-text access.  If you use Google Scholar on campus you can see links to full text articles via library databases.   

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