Skip to main content

Google and Google Scholar: Getting started

Library & Learning Centre workshops

See the workshops calendar for upcoming Library and Learning Centre classes.


Do you google?

Google is the most popular search engine on the World Wide Web. Millions of searches are conducted every day to answer people's informational, navigational, product and services queries.

Google can provide a starting point when searching for websites, government reports, images, videos, maps and more.

This guide provides tips and tricks for searching the Internet effectively by using Google and also finding scholarly literature with Google Scholar.

Google Collage by Curtin Library . Image credits.

Ask a question

Start typing your question in the search box below. If your question already exists, select it from the list on the next screen.

Other Internet search engines

There are various search engines on the Internet (not just Google!). Explore these: