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Basics of Internet Searching

Despite the wealth of information available on the Internet, finding exactly what you need can be frustrating.  However, with patience, time, and good instructions, if the information is there, you can find it.  There are many sites on the Internet to help you get started.

Google offers a very simple strategy for finding information with keywords and reading the results, which can be found by clicking here.

Understand, however, that at the university level, you need to use the Internet for scholarly research. We recommend applying the knowledge from the Google sheet above to Google Scholar, where scholarly articles can often be found in abundance. To access Google Scholar, click here.

Need more information on using Google Scholar? Watch this GSW tutorial video. Click here.

While this is a beginning, this is by no means the best method of finding scholarly-peer reviewed articles. GALILEO databases are available to you and are easily refinable to help you find the content you need. We recommend this approach over Google Scholar and information on GALILEO and Interlibrary Loan, resources at your disposal, can be found by clicking here.

For more help using and evaluating sources, contact libref@gsw.edu.

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