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FILM 206: Research & Writing Methods

Google Scholar

Can't resist the urge to Google?

Google Scholar
Use this search engine to search specifically for scholarly literature including books, peer-reviewed articles, theses, pre-prints, and technical reports.

Google Scholar is especially useful when doing a quick search on a topic but less useful when you want an overview of literature on a certain topic,

For the pros and cons of searching Google Scholar, check this guide from ECU Libraries.