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by USC Library
Last Updated Sep 24, 2021
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About Google Scholar
Google Scholar is Google's search engine for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories and universities.
Why use Google Scholar
If you have have an obscure reference that is proving difficult to locate in a conventional database
If the topic is under researched or not covered by USC programs
It offers metrics such as how many times a publication has been cited