Question: What Is Google Scholar Best Used For?

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.

From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

Why is Google Scholar useful?

Google Scholar allows for you to see articles related to the one that might interest you, how many times an article has been cited and by whom, and provides citations for articles in a number of styles. Google Scholar can display links to articles and books held through ECU Libraries.

Is Google Scholar a reliable source?

Only credible, scholarly material is included in Google Scholar, according to the inclusion criteria: “content such as news or magazine articles, book reviews, and editorials is not appropriate for Google Scholar.”

What is the difference between Google and Google Scholar?

The difference between Google and Google Scholar is that Google Scholar focuses on the scholarly literature available on the Internet. Google, on the other hand, has a broader scope, and retrieves resources regardless of where online they come from.

How do I use Google Scholar for literature review?

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