What is Google Scholar and how can I use it to find articles?


Google Scholar is a subset of Google that is limited to scholarly and legal publications across a wide variety of disciplines. Most of the articles listed in Google Scholar require a subscription to the journal, although many of the articles link to a publicly available copy. If you are using Google Scholar while at a Franklin Pierce University campus, Google Scholar will automatically identify articles that are available in full text through DiPietro Library.

If you are off campus, you can set Google Scholar to identify articles that are available through DiPietro Library

  1. Click on the  menu in the upper left corner.
  2. Select Settings > Library links.
  3. Search for and select Franklin Pierce University.
  4. Click Save.

You can also add other libraries to which you have access using this process.

To view a step by step demonstration of using Google Scholar, please watch the linked video tutorials or contact a librarian for more information.


  • Last Updated Apr 12, 2023
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  • Answered By Eric Shannon

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