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Understanding Google Scholar to get the information you want

Understanding Google ScholarGoogle Scholar is a search engine that focuses specifically on research and can be localized to your research interests. Google has pulled together journal articles, patents, books, etc. into one dedicated search engine. With Google Scholar, you can conduct a search without including a majority of suspect Web articles. Read the rest of this entry

Some new things I have learned about Google Scholar

In my class, Intro to Online Teaching, one of the discussion threads happened to address Google Scholar. As a fan of this topic, I was happy to see this discussion. It is a tool I used extensively while working on my dissertation. Unfortunately, a number of class members were not aware of this resource until reading about it in the textbook, The Theory and Practice of Online Learning edited by Terry Anderson. Read the rest of this entry