Google Scholar : Best Web Engine For Students

Google Scholar is a web engine that provides free and simple accessibility to scholarly literature. You can search articles, books, and abstracts from the publisher or from professional societies, big Universities, or from other well-known websites. Basically, Google Scholar is a search engine that indexes the text completely.

Released in November 2004 for Beta. Searches include journals,  conference papers, theses and dissertations, and many other technical and scholarly literature including patents.

To index the article in Google Scholar, there are certain specific criteria. Before the statistical estimate published in Plos One which uses mark and recapture. Around 90% of articles are published in English. Which article is in need and which article is available easily on the internet.

Some articles in Google Scholar are paid

Some articles on Google Scholar point you to pay for the full text but COM students get the article completely for free. Google Scholar provides a direct link that automatically displays to the side of the article. If you are not on your campus you need to login to your COM Library database.

COM Library Database

A library database is a collection of the data that users search online. it has tons of information from pin to plane about all the articles and all interesting facts and information. Basically, all the information which are searchable is stored in the COM library Database.

Some important Features and also specifications

it allows users to search for a ton of information be it digital or physical copies search online or search in your library. It indexes the text fully and also provides preprints of theses and reports. It indexes books journals, and some best scholars’ work

Google Scholar helps students

Google Scholar

A search engine that is what Google Scholar is. It is a tool that helps students search peer-reviewed articles as well as patents articles, and court opinions. A scholar is a person who has an ocean of knowledge and it is also true for Google Scholar a real scholar. This web engine connects the UAF Rasmuson (University of Alaska Fairbanks) library database for the full article. Students can also make a list of the required articles accordingly to find them easily in the future.

To search students can simply write the topic in the Google Scholar search box in the same way as done on the Google search engine. Google’s advanced operation also helps refine the topic and can filter it as per the requirement of the students according to the particular date. Under the Hamburger menu on the left upper side of the screen can also find Advance Search options. Advanced searches are used for Boolean operators and for refines results by author, publications, and ranges of dates.

It does not guarantee a full free article, students might have to search a long to get the free article in full. If using scholars in conjunctions it will be a good strategy for accessing full-length articles.  Scholars can search for full-length articles for up to 5 article libraries.

Visit Google Scholar  https://scholar.google.com.proxy.library.uaf.edu. Share it with your students. If any article is not available students can contact the library and they will be provided with the particular article or thesis.

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