Google Scholar – searching

Google Scholar – searching for articles and saving files

The most important functionalities

  • free, commonly used tool gathering databases containing scientific publications and links to Open Access materials
  • easy search for scientific articles and access to materials from various disciplines and sources
  • intuitive operation, clear interface (following the Google pattern), many methods of searching the content (especially articles with a high impact)
  • bibliography formatting according to a chosen style
  • fast indexing of new articles

Recommended above all to university teachers and students:

  • working on projects requiring access to the latest research results
  • writing bibliography for their own papers as it includes a bibliography formatting system (MLA, APA, ISO 690) and generating records for reference managers (BibTeX, EndNote, RefMan, RefWorks)
  • monitoring the state of research on a certain topic
  • looking for a certain author’s papers

How to use search for publications on Google Scholar