Google Scholar: Setting Preferences for TC & CUL

| July 13, 2010

Use the familiar Google search to search for the full text of scholarly articles available through Teachers College and  Columbia University Libraries.

Start at the Google Scholar search page.

To limit your search to local resources, first click on “Scholar Preferences.”

Interface Language: Use the drop-down menu to select the language for Google tips and messages.

Search Language: Click on the language or languages of the articles you retrieve.

Library Links:Type the name Teachers College in the search box and click Find Library

Click on the boxes for:

Teachers College Library, Columbia University – Full-Text @ TC
Columbia University Libraries – e-Link @ Columbia
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY – Full Text@IngentaConnect
Columbia University – Full Text@IngentaConnect

Number of Results: Use the pull-down menu to select the number of results per page

Results Window: Click box to open search results in a new browser window.

Bibliography Manager: Click and use the pull-down menu to select a format for exporting citations to a bibliographic manager like EndNote.

Click on the Save Preferences button on the lower right corner of the page.