Google Scholar

Google Scholar searching using Library Search

Did you know you can search Google Scholar directly from the library homepage? This increases your chances of seeing results with full text.

It's very easy to do. Here are the steps:

  1. Go to the Library homepage.
  2. Enter your search terms in the search box.
  3. Press the Google Scholar link under the search box.
  4. Your Google Scholar results will display, including more access to full text articles for Deakin students and staff.


Look for the FIND IT @ DEAKIN link next to each result.

Screenshot of Google Scholar search results, highlighting the FIND IT @ DEAKIN link

Save your Google Scholar settings

You can link your Google account to Deakin University Library, so the FIND IT @ DEAKIN links will always appear, even if you don’t start your search from this page. Log into your Google account, and save our customized settings.

Save your settings manually

  1. Select 'Settings' from the top of the Google Scholar homepage
  2. Select 'Library links' from the menu items
  3. Search for Deakin
  4. Tick the option for 'Deakin University Library - FIND IT @ DEAKIN'
  5. Save

Note: Cookies must be enabled for your browser to remember your settings.

You can access the Library's full text articles in Google Scholar with FIND IT @ DEAKIN.