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Tuesday Tips: Connecting Google Scholar to GSU Resources

Welcome to “Tuesday Tips”, useful tidbits to help you get the most out of the GSU Library’s resources.

Do you like how easy it is to search with Google, but want to see which articles and books you can get for free through the GSU Library? Then check out these instructions on setting up a Google Scholar search to display the library’s content. It only takes a few minutes to set up, and can save you time and money on future scholarly searches.

You’ll need:

  • A Google account (if you have Gmail, you have one already)
  • Your GSU CampusID and password (try the CampusID lookup if you’re new or not sure what that is)

Video Tutorial

For those who prefer videos, here’s the 2-minute tutorial on connecting your Google account with the library:

Connecting Google Scholar to the GSU Library

Written Tutorials

For a downloadable copy of written instructions, check out this PDF.

We also maintain an FAQ on ways to check whether the library has the resources you searched on Google Scholar:

How do I find out if an article in Google Scholar is available in GSU’s databases?

Happy researching!