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Linking Your School Library to Google Scholar

Connecting Google Scholar to your university’s library will give you quick access to full-text articles using library databases provided by your institution.

Connecting to your university’s library

  1. Access the Google Scholar Settings.

    Screenshot of Google Schoar Settings

  2. Click Library links from the left-hand menu.

    Screenshot of Google Scholar Settings with an arrow pointing to Library Links

  3. Search for your university using the provided search box.

    Screenshot of Google Scholar Library Search box

  4. Select the checkbox next to your university’s name and click Save.

    Screenshot of Google Scholar library selection.

Accessing Full-Text Documents

When conducting your research, you will now see a link on the right-hand side of the screen notifying you that the full-text article is available via your school’s library. To view the document, click the “Find @ <your institution>” link. You will then be redirected to your school’s central authentication system. Once logged in, you will be directed to access the document.

Google Scholar Article highlighting the Full-Text link.

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Eric Silva

Eric is a Systems Analyst and Blackboard Administrator at The University of Texas at San Antonio, and a graduate from Boise State University. Learn more about me.


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