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Google Scholar & Internet Research

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Google Scholar

Use the Google search engine to search across the web for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. In many cases there will be links to resources available in full text to Texas State affiliated users. More about Google Scholar…

We also have a Google Scholar research guide if you need more information.

Popular Search Engines:

Search engines use technology to grab and index (or rank) information on the Internet for information retrieval. Search Engine Watch is a good resource for learning more about search engines.
 
Google
Yahoo
Microsoft Live Search
Ask.com

Useful Directories:

Internet directories are indexes of Websites created by individuals. These are usually alphabetical lists of categories, but there are also subject specific directories.

Alkek Virtual Reference Collection
Librarian's Index to the Internet (lii)
Yahoo
Open Directory Project
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