Answered By: Jon Allinder
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2022     Views: 6647

Google Scholar is a specialized search engine from Google that searches scholarly, but not necessarily peer-reviewed, literature on the Internet. 

Tip: There is no way to limit to peer-reviewed items in Google Scholar.

Google Scholar can be helpful in finding the full text of articles:

  • that we have in the Walden Library
  • that are freely available on the Internet
  • that can be purchased 

Also, it can help you search more broadly and comprehensively. You can search by topic, or use it to find articles that have cited another article.



Full Text

If you access Google Scholar from our webpage it will automatically connect to the Walden Library databases. This allows you to use Google Scholar to see if the full text of an article is available in the Library.

You can also manually link Google Scholar to the Walden Library, if you want to access it directly from the internet.  You have to redo this connection every time you clear your cache.

How do I link Walden Library to Google Scholar?

How do I find an article by title in Google Scholar?

How do I find an article by DOI in Google Scholar?




Search for Articles

Google Scholar can help you find articles, books, and conference proceedings on your topic. Learn more about searching with Google Scholar:

Search Tips for Google Scholar.

How do I find books and articles that cite an article I already have?


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