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Competences: Week 16 - Google Scholar & Google Books

Week 16

Week 16 - Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Visit the Google Scholar Guide here.

Email the answers to the following questions as a Word attachment to

Look up the following article in Google Scholar:

Schwartz, K. D.. & Fouts, G.T. (2003). Music preferences, personality style, and developmental issues of
adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 32. 205-213.

How many articles cite this journal in their research?

What is the title of the 1st article listed under Cited by?

How many related articles are listed?

What is the title of the 1st article listed under Related articles?

Week 16

Week 16 - Google Books

Visit this guide to learn more about Google Books.

Make sure you know how to search for full text books versus books with a preview.

Comment on this post and let me know if you've ever used Google Books before. How would you use this resource in your work? What are the advantages and disadvantages of Google Books?