It's a specialized Google search that only finds results from academic publishers and institutions.
Top uses of Google Scholar:
Try a search in Google Scholar:
Librarians use Google Scholar frequently, but it is not a replacement for the library databases.
We recommend using Google Scholar to supplement your Walden Library database searches, not replace them.
Benefits of Google Scholar:
Drawbacks of Google Scholar:
Relying on only Google Scholar will cause you to miss important research, and spend a lot of time verifying if an article is peer reviewed. But, it is still a great tool for comprehensive searching!
These guides from Google may help you learn to use Google Scholar.