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Google Scholar

Tips for getting the most out of Google Scholar

Linking to Library Resources

Linking to Library Resources

Google Scholar gives you access to a multitude of scholarly articles, but you may be asked to pay for the full-text.

By linking Google Scholar with your library, you'll automatically see a Findit@UofL link next to articles that the library has access to. 

1. Click on the Menu button in the top left, then click on Settings. 

Google Scholar homepage with menu selected and settings highlighted.

2. In the settings, click on Library links. 

Google Scholar Settings with Library Links menu option highlighted.

3. Enter "University of Louisville in the search box. 

4. Check the box next to University of Louisville - FindIt@UofL, then Save. 

Google Scholar Library Links setting with University of Louisville in the search box, the box next to University of Louisville - FindIt@UofL, and save button highlighted.

Now when you search, you'ss see Find It @ UofL next to many of the results. Click this link to access the article through the University of Louisville Libraries. 

FindIt@UofL button highlighted on a Google Scholar search result.