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Google Scholar Blog: Google Scholar Library

Google Scholar Blog: Google Scholar Library | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"... Scholar Library, your personal collection of articles in Scholar. You can save articles right from the search page, organize them by topic, and use the power of Scholar's full-text search & ranking to quickly find just the one you want - at any time and from anywhere."

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Can librarians trust resources found on Google Scholar? Yes… and no. | Impact of Social Sciences

Can librarians trust resources found on Google Scholar? Yes… and no. | Impact of Social Sciences | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

Many librarians are still unwilling to fully embrace Google Scholar as a resource. Michelle C. Hamilton, Margaret M. Janz and Alexandra Hauser investigate whether Google Scholar has the accuracy, authority and currency to be trustworthy enough for scholars."


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12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

In the world of academia, Google search engine does not always serve the purpose because most of the time its search results are not exact . I am a huge fan of Google but when it comes to academic search queries I  often have recourse to other search engines that are area or content specific. I have curated a list of some of these search engines that I personally use and I added to them other titles I found through Julie Greller . Enjoy


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Big Changes at Google Scholar | Law Technology Today

Big Changes at Google Scholar | Law Technology Today | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

Perennial LPM authors Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch are responsible for this week’s guest post about Google Scholar:

"Google is known for constantly working to upgrade and improve its services – and Google Scholar is no exception. Often these improvements are introduced with little or no announcement or documentation. Some of these “improvements” are for the better and some are not."


Via Errol A. Adams JD/MLS
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