How to Search Google Scholar and Link to Available Cardinal Cushing Library Resources

Linking to available Cardinal Cushing Library resources:

  1. From Google Scholar (, select Settings in the upper right corner.
  2. In the left menu, select Library links.
  3. In the search bar, type Cardinal Cushing Library and click blue search button. Select Cardinal Cushing Library – Full text@Emmanuel Coll. from the results and Save. 

Search Strategies in Google Scholar:

  1. Use Boolean operators when searching.
    Use AND/+ to narrow search results (automatically applied to multiple terms), OR to broaden them,  –  [negative sign] to exclude terms, and quotation marks to search for exact phrases.
  2. To access the Advanced Search, click the downward-pointing grey arrow inside the search bar, which allows for searches by author or specific journal. You can also limit to a date range and search within the item title.

Exporting Google Scholar citations to RefWorks:

  1. From Google Scholar (, select Settings in the upper right corner.
  2. Under the Bibliography manager heading, select Show links to import citations into, and select RefWorks from the drop-down menu.
  3. Save your preferences.
  4. Now, under each article citation in search results, one of the options in blue text will be Import into RefWorks.
  5. If using a public computer, remember to log out of RefWorks when finished.

Alternatively, underneath an article citation, you can click on the blue Cite link.  In the window that appears, click Import into RefWorks. If you have set Google Scholar to import to RefWorks, the Cite option will be under More.

– Posted by the Reference Department


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