Google Scholar

Locate, generate and access data and information

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Google Scholar sources published articles to be used and helps cite in multiple referencing formats

Access: Website driven, BYOD friendly

Cost: Free to use

Suitable for: Students and teachers

Students are able to locate more credible data and information than a regular search may provide

Google Scholar acts as a digital library which can be linked to physical school libraries providing greater access to content. The ability for content creators to share their information and with an inbuilt reference function to cite in multiple formats allows students more time to focus on the readings. Croft (2015) states that search engines may not always be accurate representations and more detailed searches can help.

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Define and plan information searches
Select and evaluate data and information

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