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CHEM 4105 - Independent Study: Google Scholar

How to link PVAMU Library to Google Scholar

Step 1:

Sign in or register a Google account from Google

Step 2: 

Open a new window, go to Google Scholar at: , click on the bar menu on the left side to open the menu items. 

Google Scholar bar menu

Step 3:

From the menu, select "settings."

Google scholar: Select setting button

Step 4: 

From the settings, select the button "Library links."

Google scholar: select library links

Step 5: 

Type "Prairie View A&M" in the search box and click the search button. You will see the two search results for Prairie View A&M University - Full Text @PVAMU and ProQuest Full Text. Check both boxes. Click the "Save" button. 

Google scholar: check both boxes for PVAMU full text

Step 6:

Close the setting window. Stay logged in to the Google account. Go back to Google Scholar at: to start searching. Type something in the search box and search. For example, search articles about information literacy skills.

google scholar: type search terms

Step 7: 

From the search results, a note of full text@PVAMU will appear on the right side of the screen, indicating this article is available from the PVAMU Library. Clicking on the article link will take you to the full text. There is no logging required on campus network computers. PVAMU netID and password are required for off campus access. 

google scholar: search results with PVAMU full text notes

Note: Read more about the NetID and password requirement for access from off campus HERE

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

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