Finding the sources that you need for schoolwork and research papers can be a real pain. Most teachers will tell you that you are not allowed to use Google when you are searching for sources for their assignments, but this is not necessarily true. While regular Google search brings up a lot of bad results from disreputable sites like Ask and Yahoo! Answers, there is another site that Google owns that brings back high quality scholarly articles that can be used in research almost every single time. This service, called Google Scholar, is based on the same algorithms and search formulas that regular Google is based on, so you are sure to get good matches.
Using Google Scholar itself is a breeze. Simply navigate to the Google Scholar web site, scholar.google.com. Continue reading Using Google Scholar to Find Sources for Papers