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EDU 105: Teaching in a Diverse Society

This guide was created for students enrolled in Professor Bousquet's EDU 105 class.

What is Google Scholar?

What is Google Scholar?

Benefits of Google Scholar

Benefits of Google Scholar

  • Features similar to Google's regular search engine
  • References can be starred to save for later
  • Citation information provided
  • Search vast array of information; technical reports, preprints, society publications
  • Links to full-text if available, including "Find @ Le Moyne Library"
  • Citations can be exported to Mendeley reference manager
  • Create email alerts when new articles are indexed

Caveats of Using Google Scholar

Caveats of Using Google Scholar

  • Need to check Find Journals to determine if articles are owned by Library
  • Uneven coverage in the social sciences, better for hard sciences
  • No way to limit results to just scholarly publications
  • Few options to limit or narrow search results
  • Evaluate article quality and source before trusting it
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