What's great about Google Scholar
What isn't great about Google Scholar
What is Google Scholar?
Google Scholar indexes
Advantages to Using Google Scholar
Issues to be Aware of When Using Google Scholar
Google Scholar can be connected to library resources and allow exporting of citations!
Before searching in Google Scholar first set Google Scholar’s preferences to connect to City Tech Library.
After selecting Library Links, search "New York City College of Technology" and then check off the options and SAVE
Now links to content in the library will appear. Finalize your customization by adding export to your citation manager in the basic settings menu.
(some text by Prof. Miriam Deutsch, Brooklyn College)
Citation trails are a way to use an influential article to find more current articles on the same topic. Although you can examine the citations in an article or book to look backwards for citations, the best way to use these for research is to do a forward-looking citation trail in Google Scholar.
When you search in Google Scholar, you can see who subsequently cited a specific article. This is a great way to find more relevant articles. Just look for the cited by link below the article.Typically, this links gives you the count of how many sources cited the article, e.g. Cited by 59