Google Scholar is sort of like Google's version of our research databases in that it indexes scholarly content, making it easier to pick out than if you did a normal Google Search.
Pictured above are the first few results for the search "psychology children television." On the left are results from Google Scholar, and on the right, normal Google. You'll notice that the regular results include a section at the very top identifying some of the scholarly articles; clicking here will take you over to the Google Scholar results page.
|757,000 results||50,900,000 results|
|Scholarly articles||"Popular" articles|
|Full-text may or may not be available||Full-text of web articles generally available|
You can have Google Scholar pick out links to content accessible through your library very easily!
1. From the homepage of Google Scholar, click on Settings.
2. On the settings page, click on Library Links on the left, then search for Lone Star College. Check the box next to the resulting item for LSC, then Save the page.