In the Library: When you search Google Scholar while using the SDCC Library computers, results will automatically include links to the full-text scholarly content available from our database subscriptions. These will appear on the right-hand side of the results page.
From off-campus: Before you search Google Scholar from an off-campus location, you will need to change the Settings-- it's just a few steps. This will connect full-text results to the SDCC Library database subscriptions in order to have them appear on the right-hand side of the results page. See directions below (and/or watch this 1 minute video):
Step 1: Go to the three bars in the top left corner to open the menu:
Step 2: In the menu, click on the Settings link:
Step 3: Click the Library links link
Step 4: Type in "san diego city college"
Step 5: Click the box for San Diego City College Library - View It @ City College
Step 6: Click the Save button
Next, do a search in Google Scholar. You will see your results as a list of citations. To the right of the citation list will be links to view each article if it is available in full text on the web or at SDCC Library.
Step 7: For any article with the View It @ City College link, click that link and it will take you into the SDCC Library system to view the article in one of the Library's databases.
If for some reason you're having trouble getting to the full text of an article, click the "All [number] versions" link under the abstract to see where else it may have been posted.
Go beyond the basic search box! Try the Advanced Search in Google Scholar. You can choose it from the Google Scholar menu.
Take 3 minutes to watch this explanation of the Advanced Search (it will save you time later!):
Setting up Google Scholar Alerts:
To unsubscribe from the alert, click the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of any alert email you receive.
See more details, including how to follow specific authors and how to set up alerts in EBSCO databases, on this libguide from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.