Use Google Scholar: Definition

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What is Google Scholar?

Google Scholar is an online, freely accessible search engine that lets users look for both physical and digital copies of articles.  

It searches scholarly works from a variety of sources, including academic publishers and universities looking for:

  • Peer-reviewed articles
  • Theses
  • Books
  • Technical reports
  • Abstracts
  • Reprints