Google Scholar is a search engine that retrieves academic level or scholarly information. Its simple search interface allows users to find academic level material quickly. However, whilst it is a very useful search engine, there is some Strathclyde content that's not available via Google Scholar. It is best to use Google Scholar in conjunction with other subscribed Strathclyde databases.
Make sure that Google Scholar settings are set to show you Strathclyde subscribed content:
This means when you search in Google Scholar you'll quickly see those articles where Strathclyde has a subscription and that you can get the full text:
The links to individual articles will prompt you to log in with your Strathclyde username and password. The Full Text @ Strathclyde links to SUPrimo and you can follow the links to articles from there.
Google Scholar results are presented in order that Google determines are the most relevant to the search query.
Use Google Scholar to find:
Remember that there is other content available in the Library's subscribed databases that may not be available via Google Scholar. Check the Library A-Z Databases link or Subject List of LibGuides to find the best databases for your area.
Although Google Scholar can be a very useful search engine it is important to remember that it has limitations: