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Weekly Tips & Tricks - Finding Sullivan Library full-text articles using Google Scholar

Welcome back to another edition of Weekly Tips and Tricks.

This week we will go over how to access Sullivan Library full-text articles off campus when searching on Google Scholar. 192 more words


Google Scholar and the Full-Word Wildcard

I know a lot of folks avoid Twitter because it be kind of a mess / useless timesink / brain drain / dumpster fire. And sometimes it can. 697 more words


#GoogleScholar is a serious alternative to #WebofScience by Anne-Wil Harzing

Many bibliometricians and university administrators remain wary of Google Scholar citation data, preferring “the gold standard” of Web of Science instead. Anne-Wil Harzing, who developed the Publish or Perish software that uses Google Scholar data, here sets out to challenge some of the misconceptions about this data source and explain why it offers a serious alternative to Web of Science. 1,413 more words


Monday: study time

I spent Monday at home, dedicating my time to finishing an assignment.
I used the following media sources:

  • Looked at Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook throughout the day…
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Information Research: 'Just Google it' – the scope of freely available information sources for doctoral thesis writing

From Information Research: ‘Just Google it’ – the scope of freely available information sources for doctoral thesis writing. “Recent developments in the field of scientific information resource provision lead us to the key research question, namely,what is the coverage of freely available information sources when writing doctoral theses, and whether the academic library can assume the leading role as a direct intermediator for information users…. 79 more words

Research & Opinion

Chapter 2 Take-aways

Chapter 2 discusses the differences between Google and Google Scholar.  Both have their uses.  I use Google every day to purchase things or to find out about an upcoming dog show or to find lists of the best refrigerators to buy.   795 more words

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