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1 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library GOOGLE SCHOLAR Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Learning CommonsENGLISH 115GOOGLE SCHOLAR
2 Google ScholarGoogle Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Go to On campus, it is set for HVCC students.
3 If you are not on campus, click on Settings then click on Library links. Type in Hudson Valley Community College. Check all the boxes and hit Save. Some of the results will link you to our databases.
4 Google ScholarGoogle Scholar limits results to journal articles and books. Not all information is available for free. Before paying for information, check our catalog and databases—you may have free access there.
5 Some results will be available full text @HVCC Some results will be available full Just click to link to our database. Access to the full text (not just the abstract or citation) is necessary to use a source for research.
6 Google BooksBeware results in Google Books. Sometimes access is just to a few pages. Trying to copy and paste will result in frustration. Note that on the left you can purchase access to the e-book. To see if it is available in our library, click on My library. You must have full text access to use in your bibliography.
7 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Onesearch Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Learning CommonsEnglish 115Onesearch
8 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page The HVCC Marvin Library web page now defaults to the OneSearch tab. Enter your user id and password whenever prompted.
9 What is OneSearch?OneSearch is a new way to search almost all of the Marvin Library's collections using ONE search box. It's fast and easy -- it's a Google-like search for HVCC library resources! In one search, you can find books, scholarly journal articles, magazine & newspaper articles, and more...How Do I Use OneSearch?Type your keywords into the search box. Just like Google, it will find anything that has all of the words you typed. The search results lead you to the full text of articles or to the catalog to see if a book is available. You can refine your search by format, publication date, etc.
10 Search tips for OneSearch: Search for phrases by using quotation marks, for example: “chemical castration“Use the asterisk (*) as a wildcard symbol to search for different word endings, for example: teen* would find "teen," "teens," “teenage,” and "teenagers.“Ask a librarian if you need help
11 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page Here are the OneSearch results for autism. Note there are 221,565 results.
12 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page The first entry may be a Research Starter. Read it for an overview of your topic instead of starting at Wikipedia. Results are accessed by clicking on the title.
13 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page Results may include electronic books accessible through the World Wide Web. To open this book, find the words Click to View.
14 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page Read Online or do a Full Download. The citations provided using Cite Book are not completely accurate. Book titles and databases should be in italics. Months are abbreviated in MLA.
15 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page Books listed in the Dwight Marvin Library Circulating Collection can be found on the shelves of the Marvin Library. Note whether the book is available then write down the call number to find the book. Ask for assistance if needed.
16 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page Add more keywords and limiters to focus your results. Limit to Peer Reviewed Scholarly articles Available in Library Collection published in the last five years to narrow down the search. Results may be HTML Full Text and/or PDF Full Text. Check for Full Text may find the article in another database or suggest the use of Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
17 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page Open the PDF Full Text for a copy of the document as published. Note the Tools on the top to Print or Download. To , Add to Folder, Cite, Permalink and Share, use the tools on the right.
18 Hudson Valley Community College Marvin Library Web Page The Cite tool will give you the citations in various formats for your bibliography. Note that the information is rarely 100% correctly cited. Check against examples found on the Cite your Sources page.