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Political Science: Google Scholar - Find Articles by Citation

Using Google Scholar to find an article by its citation

HINT:  BEFORE YOU SEARCH GOOGLE SCHOLAR, BE SURE THAT THE SU LIBRARY SETTING HAS BEEN TURNED ON. SEE THE BOXES BELOW THIS BOX FOR INSTRUCTIONS.


Now begin your search. Imagine that you have this citation to a journal article, and you want to find the full text of the article.

Szwedo, D. E., Mikami, A. Y., & Allen, J. P. (2012). Social networking site use predicts changes in young adults' psychological adjustment. Journal Of Research On Adolescence22, 453-466.

Go to Google Scholar scholar.google.com , and select Advanced Scholar Search. In the "exact phrase" box, enter the article title.

SU Library EResources setting in Google Scholar

Before you begin searching in Google Scholar, be sure that the Library Links setting for SU Full Text is turned on.

  1. On the main Google Scholar page, select Settings.
  2. On the Settings page, select Library Links.
  3. You should see two boxes with checkmarks. The second box should show: Shenandoah University - Full Text @ Shenandoah. 
  4. If you don't see this box, type shenandoah into the search box, search, then check the box labeled Shenandoah University - Full Text @ Shenandoah . 

Now Google Scholar will know which SU resources you can access.

Follow these steps to turn on the SU Library EResources setting in Google Scholar

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