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Using Google Scholar to Find Library Articles

Google scholar allows users to change their settings to help link them to resources held by local or institutional libraries. Follow these step-by-step directions to update Google Scholar to link with electronic articles available from the Shapiro Library:

  1. Go to Google Scholar and click on the 3 horizontal bars on the top left
  2. From the list of options, select Settings
  3. Under "Settings", choose "Library Links".

    Screenshot of where to find library links in google's settings.

  4. Using the search box provided, search for "Southern New Hampshire University".
  5. Click on the check boxes next to Southern New Hampshire University resources and click "Save".

    Screenshot of the check boxes

  6. Links to Shapiro Library databases and other resources will now appear next to materials you search for in Google Scholar (articles only--no books/ebooks). Click on these links to see if we have electronic access to these articles via the Shapiro Library. For example:

    Screenshot of a sample Google Scholar search with links to Shapiro Library.