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EL3500 - Literature Across Cultures I: Analysis (Professor Schmermund)


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Google Scholar searches the Internet for scholarly sources, including peer-reviewed papers, articles, abstracts, books, and theses. It is helpful for tracking down or verifying partial citations.

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Adding OW Library Resources To Google Scholar

Update your Google Scholar settings to link to SUNY Old Westbury Library collection.

Go to Google Scholar click the three horizontal bars in the corner to view the menu. 

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Click Library Links and search for SUNY Old Westbury. 

Check the 2 boxes next to "SUNY Old Westbury" links. Then click 'Save'.


'Available at OW' link or the 'PDF' option will now appear next to articles in your search results.  Click on it to see if we have the article in our collection.


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