Welcome to The Ohio State University. Becoming a member of the Ohio State community can be an exciting and often daunting transition. The University Survey course is designed to introduce you to many aspects of academic life. This guide provides helpful Library resources for your first semester at Ohio State.
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Google Scholar indexes items Google considers scholarly, including articles, theses, books, preprints, abstracts, conference proceedings, and technical reports. The OSU Libraries subscribes to the electronic version of many of these materials and may own the print copy. Customize Google Scholar to find free full text provided by OSU Libraries and OhioLINK.
Customize Google Scholar for OSU
In the Google Scholar results click the Find It! link to determine if online access is provided by OSU Libraries or OhioLINK. This link may be under MORE for some results. If a Find It! link is not offered try every available link, as Google Scholar may offer several sources for the same citation.
Use these OSU Libraries' services if you do not find free full text through Google Scholar
Ask-Us a question if you did not find what you need or have other questions.