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    Contrary to what you may have been told about using Google, Google can be a good research resource if used effectively. 

    You can use specific techniques to be an effective Google searcher. Your job is to decide which Google database you should use to find the types of materials you need, as well as to create searches, or queries that provide pertinent results.

    Google collections useful for scholarly research: Google Scholar and Google Books.

    Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature broadly.

    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 websites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research. Start searching Google Scholar using the search box below. 

    Google Books is one of the world's most comprehensive indexes of full-text books. Start searching Google Books using the search box below.

    Google Research Tips

    Google Scholar Search