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Google Scholar Video Tutorial

Google Scholar from Lawrence W. Tyree Library on Vimeo.

This video tutorial will demonstrate how to access database holdings from the Lawrence W. Tyree Library using Google Scholar.

Google Scholar is a subset of Google that allows you to search for scholarly information, including articles, scholarly books, and other types of publications. Not everything indexed in Google Scholar has the full text available. However, you can increase your full-text results by adding Santa Fe College as your library.

To access Google Scholar, direct your Web browser to

At the top left of the page, click the three line horizontal icon, and choose Settings. On the next screen, click Library links.

On the Library links page, type Santa Fe College in the search box, and press the Enter key. In the resulting list, select Santa Fe College – Full Text @ Santa Fe, and then click Save.

Saving your settings takes you back to the Scholar search screen. Enter your search statement in the box provided and press the Enter key. For this example, the search statement is “mindfulness meditation” AND anxiety.

The next screen is the results list. If you see a Full Text @ Santa Fe link to the right of an article, the Tyree Library has access to that article. Click the Full Text @ Santa Fe link.

To log in, your username is your SF ID number On the next screen, enter your college password.

You will be taken to the full text of the article. In some databases, you may have to click Full Text links to view the article.

Articles with other links in the far right column are freely available online. As with any link to a file found on the Web, be cautious. If you do not recognize the source of the link, you probably should not click it. Instead, contact a librarian for assistance.

If an article does not have a link in the right column, the full text is not currently available. To request a full-text copy of the article, please contact a librarian.

This concludes the video tutorial on accessing the Tyree Library's database holdings through Google Scholar. If you still have questions, please contact a librarian:

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