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Google Scholar

Scholar provides a way to broadly search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, You willl retrieve a range of material including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers and other scholarly organizations.

Google Scholar
  • If you use Google Scholar on campus, you will be able to view the full text of online journal titles in Scholar search results, where Deakin University Library has a subscription to those journals.
  • Always click on the article title first in a Scholar reference - this is your best chance to go directly to the full text.
  • Google Scholar 'preferences' can be set to make the browser offer enhanced options in the search results lists. The Scholar preferences option is next to the search button on the Google Scholar page. Suggested preference settings are detailed in the Google Scholar Preferences page (pdf 172kb).