Google Scholar is a subset of Google which searches specifically for scholarly material on the web.
It locates journal articles, theses and dissertations, books, conference papers and other research material from a variety of sources including academic publishers, professional societies, institutional repositories and databases.
Its coverage is strongest in science, technology and medicine.
Be aware that:
Google Scholar allows you to set Google Scholar preferences to link to the full text of articles cited in Google Scholar which are available from Monash University Library. Follow these steps to ensure full text links show in your search results
On Campus access
When you search on campus, Google Scholar will automatically recognise your location, and display the Check for full text link to library materials
Off Campus access
If you are off campus you will need to tell Google to link to resources available from Monash University Library. Choose one of the following options to access these full text links:
Always connect to Google Scholar from the library's databases page
Search results display
Acknowledgement: content above derived from Multisearch Check for full text links in Google Scholar help
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