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GWS101: Doing Feminist Research: Google Scholar

Spring 2021

Google Scholar: Preferences

Google Scholar is an easy way to do interdisciplinary research, and with some settings changes can become even more useful. To make Google display links to full text of articles that Berkeley subscribes to:

  • In Google Scholar, click on the three bar menu icon in the upper left corner.
  • Then click on the gear icon. 
  • On the next screen, choose Library Links from the left-hand menu.
  • In the search box, type the word Berkeley

 In the list of options that appears, check the boxes for anything University of California, Berkeley.

Google Scholar Preferences

Find a known item

1. Enter keywords from title. (Also add keywords from journal if necessary.)

2. Click on the title or links to get full-text. (See Off-Campus Access for more details.)

Google Scholar: Cited by

Ever wanted to trace an article or book’s impact?  Try searching within citing articles.

Do a search in Google Scholar. In the results, you can click on the "Cited by" link under the citation.