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Is Google Scholar a good research option? How do I search for sources in Google Scholar? 


Google Scholar can be a useful resource to search for articles and books - in order to get the most out of it, check out some tips from the library! 

Video: Google Scholar: Pros and Cons

  • Find a variety of sources like books, articles, theses, case law, and conference proceedings. 
  • Not all sources are peer-reviewed and there is not an option to sort by peer-reviewed sources.
  • Find resources the library has as well as resources we do not have at LMU - you can request those sources through interlibrary loan.

Video: Google Scholar: Finding Articles and Books

  • Learn how to connect your Google search to the library's resources to see when the library owns an article.
  • Understand your search results, what types of sources you'll see, and how to find them.


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