Project 252

Google Scholar

Contributed by Pip Bruce Ferguson (@DocPipNZ)
EdTech Tool Name:Google Scholar
Bref Description:An academically-tailored search engine
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Android (phone/tablet) App
  • Apple OS Software
  • Chrome OS App
  • IOS (iPhone/iPod Touch) App
  • IOS (iPad/iPad Mini) App
  • Linux Software
  • Windows Software
  • Windows 8 (pc/phone/tablet) App
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:research, citation, scholarly, academic
EdTech Tool Uses:See Search all scholarly literature from one convenient place. Explore related works, citations, authors, and publications. Locate the complete document through your library or on the web. Keep up with recent developments in any area of research Check who's citing your publications, and create a public author profile.
Education Level(s):
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (SEN)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
  • Other: No reason why couldn't be used at lower levels, esp. by teachers
Academic Subjects:Generic tool - could be used for anything
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
Further info:
Comment:Narrows down the search field considerably over using just google