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Google Scholar & Findit@MU

Google Scholar & Findit@MU

What is Google Scholar?


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. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.


What is Findit@MU?


Findit@MU is a link resolver that appears in many of the library's subscription databases. It connects MU students, faculty and staff to online articles, print holdings in the campus libraries and interlibrary loan services.


Scholar Preferences

The MU Libraries are part of Google Scholar's Library Links program.  This means MU students, faculty and staff can use Findit@MU to connect to library-licensed resources in Google Scholar from off campus:

Google Scholar menu 1. Go to Google Scholar.  Click on the three bars icon at the top left of the page and select Settings  from the drop down menu.

2. On the Settings page, select the Library links option on the left side of the page.

3. Enter Missouri in the text box, then click the search button.  Check "University of Missouri-Columbia - Findit@MU."

4. Optional: On the bottom of the Google Scholar settings page is the Bibliography Manager. Select the "Show links to import..." option and in the dropdown menu select EndNote. Make sure to click the Save button.
gscholar5 5. Search Google Scholar for a book or article, and click the Findit@MU button to locate the material in MU's collection.

Adapted from UC-Davis Libraries
Last modified: December 20, 2010