Answered By: Sara Marks
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2018     Views: 16

Google Scholar is a simple research tool for both looking up and organizing scholarly articles, books, court opinions and theses. Academics can create profiles to keep track of all publications and citations, as well as save other relevant articles for future research. This profile provides a valuable tool for both organizing data and sharing information. 

To get started....

Step 1: Begin by going to the Google Scholar main page

Step 2: In the upper-right hand corner, select "Sign In". Here you will log-on to your Gmail account.
You must have a Google Account to create a profile on Google Scholar

Step 3Manage Your Settings

Step 4Enable Your Library

Step 5Set up your Google Scholar Profile
**For researchers and faculty only

Step 6: Begin using Google Scholar for Research
** For researchers, faculty AND students

Enable library...

After signing in, you can enable "My Library". 

This setting allows you to save citations, articles, etc. If you have a Google Scholar profile for information on how to make one) you can see all of your citations, those that cited you and any saved citations. 

For more information on using Google Scholar Library for research click here.