Created by Sifan Ouyang, E-Learning Graduate Library Assistant
Published on October 9th, 2015
Description: Google Scholar Button, a free browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, offers 3 dynamic features to speed up your literature search. Watch this video to learn how to make full use of the Google Scholar Button.
*Google Scholar Button is a Plug-in available for Chrome and Firefox.
*The Library link for Find@MU needs to be set up in order to view full-text articles. Watch this video tutorial on Setting Up Google Scholar Full-Text.
Q: How do I add Google Scholar Button to my web browser?
A: Google Scholar Button is available for Chrome and Firefox.
Q: What are the primary functions and features of Google Scholar Button?
A: Google Scholar Button has three primary features for the literature search (watch the video tutorial to see examples). You can:
You can also find an official description of its functions from Google.
Q: Why doesn't the PDF full-text link show up even after I add the Google Scholar Button?
A: You need to set up the library link for full-text access in order to view journal articles in PDF format. Watch this video tutorial, Setting Up Google Scholar Full-Text, to learn how to set up the full-text library link for Find@MU.