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Google Scholar is an index similar to Google's search engine but with the exception that Google Scholar only searches scholarly resources. Attached is an excellent guide to Google Scholar and achieve maximum success with it.
Use Google Scholar through the Marx Library's web site or https://libproxy.usouthal.edu/login?url=http://scholar.google.com/ in order to
access the University Libraries' full-text resources when you are not on campus.
Follow these steps:
- Go to the Library's web site at http://library.southalabama.edu and
choose Internet Search Engines
- When you choose Google Scholar, you will be asked to login as you did for
- Once you get to Google Scholar, choose Scholar Preferences next to the
- In the Library Links box, type University of South Alabama
- You should get five choices: University of South Alabama (Full
Text@IngentaConnect), University of South Alabama - Full-Text@USA ; Alabama
Virtual Library - AONE Full Text@AVL , Open WorldCat (Library Search); and
University of South Alabama - USA eText
- Check the boxes in front of each one except Alabama Virtual Library - AONE
Full Text @ AVL and University of South Alabama - USA eText
- Click Save Preferences
You should now be able to connect to the full-text of subscribed University
Libraries' resources if they are part of the results of your search.