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Google Scholar Search Tips: Google Scholar Settings & Account Features

Google Scholar Account

Google Scholar Account

You can login to Google Scholar with any Google account (your Gmail account). You may want to use your Gmail account to have your account associated with the university.

Google Scholar will help you search for and add your publications to your account. You can then see citations to your papers and find those articles. Google scholar also has tools to follow other researchers and keep track of your collaborators.

To learn more about the specific features, go to Google Scholar Help.

Exporting to EndNote

Use Settings to set the following "Search Results" preferences:

  • Under Collections select to include or exclude patents. Or, to only search case law.
  • Change the number of Results displayed on each page.
  • Choose to have search results open in a new window by checking the Open results in new browser window box.
  • From Bibliography manager, select Show links to import citations into and then select EndNote.
  • When you are finished, click Save to apply the changes.

Note: You may need to re-set these preferences each time you go to Google Scholar if you do not have cookies enabled or if you re-set them.

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Accessing Google Scholar

Access Google Scholar. For USU full text links, complete the setup steps under Full Text Links in this guide.

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