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Introduction to Advanced Google Scholar Techniques

Learn techniques for searching Google Scholar in 30 minutes! We will cover everything from ways to reduce irrelevant results to how to troubleshoot when Google says that you can't access a paper or book.

Recommended audience: Everyone

Learning outcomes:

  • Participants will build effective search statements by using search operators such as author, domain, intitle, intext, filetype and by nesting operators.
  • Participants will distinguish the limitations and usefulness of Google Scholar versus commercial databases.
  • Participants will easily move between Google Scholar and the library catalog to troubleshoot Google's results.

This workshop will be held via Zoom. An email will be sent to you one hour before the workshop starts that contains the Zoom information. Please check your spam if you do not receive it. If you register under an hour before, please contact me for the Zoom link. This workshop will be 30 minutes long.

Related LibGuide: Google for Research by Kayleigh Bohemier

Monday, September 21, 2020
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Zoom Session - CSSSI (online only_1)
Science Hill
  Marx Science and Social Science Library (Formerly CSSSI)     Faculty     First-Years     Google workshop     Graduate Students     Postdocs     Undergraduates  
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