The majority of journal articles in Google Scholar are available via subscription only and you will often be asked to pay a fee to access an article.
However, the Library subscribes to many of these journals. Login in to Google Scholar via the Library Databases A-Z page and Find It @ Curtin links will be displayed. These will allow you to access the full-text of articles.
To export citations from Google Scholar to EndNote:
Search results will now display a link to Import into EndNote.
Google Scholar provides referencing help for the MLA, APA and Chicago styles.
Click on Cite below a search result and select a style.
The formatting of these styles differs from the Curtin styles.
Always check the references against the Curtin Referencing Style Guides and make any changes as required.
Google Scholar Library allows you to save and organise your own collection of articles within Scholar.
Google Scholar can be a good place to start a search, helping to:
While it might be tempting to just search Google Scholar, library databases provide a more efficient and effective means to access information.
Benefits of searching databases instead of Google Scholar include:
Like Google, Google Scholar also has an advanced search function to enable more precise searching. Additional functionalities include determining how your search terms should be searched, searching by author or source publication and limiting by date.
To access the advanced search hover over the drop down arrow from the main search box.
When you find a relevant article, Google Scholar will link to additional articles via:
Related articles: A list of similar articles and resources.
Cited by: A list of publications citing that article.
Both these links are available under every search result.
Receive email updates based on your search criteria:
You can also be notified when a particular article is cited: