Google Scholar can be a good place to start a search, helping to:
While it might be tempting to just search Google Scholar, library databases provide a more efficient and effective means to access information.
Benefits of searching databases instead of Google Scholar include:
The majority of journal articles in Google Scholar are available via subscription only and you will often be asked to pay a fee to access an article.
Google Scholar Library allows you to save and organize your own collection of articles within Scholar.
When you find a relevant article, Google Scholar will link to additional articles via:
Related articles: A list of similar articles and resources.
Cited by: A list of publications citing that article.
Both these links are available under every search result.
Receive email updates based on your search criteria:
You can also be notified when a particular article is cited: