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Database Spotlight: An Introduction to Google Scholar

Database Spotlight: An Introduction to Google Scholar Online

Databases Covered in this Session

Google Scholar is a tool from Google that searches for scholarly articles. Google Scholar is a great tool to use in conjunction with the Library's databases to perform a good search of the available literature on a topic.

Session Length

30 minutes

Topics Covered

Rather than focusing on how to search within the databases, this session will cover some of mechanics of Google Scholar

  • Overview of Google Scholar
  • Finding Open Access articles
  • Citing articles
  • Finding related articles
  • Creating alerts
  • Using the Advanced Search
  • Saving articles to your library
  • Having Google Scholar show which articles are available to your thorugh the Library
  • Set up the option to export citations to RefWorks

What You'll Need

  • Internet connection
  • A computer with speakers or a headphones


  • Registration with a Dominican email address is required
  • Space is limited to 20 attendees
  • Registration closes 3 days before the webinar begins

Attending the Webinar

You'll receive a reminder email with a link to the webinar 2 days prior to the event with a link to the event on Zoom.

Related LibGuide: Google Scholar Basics by Michael Pujals

Thursday, April 8, 2021
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
  Online Workshop  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 20 seats available.

Event Organizer

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Michael Pujals

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