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    Google Scholar? Holler!

    Google Scholar What?  A subset of Google that searches for scholarly literature on the web. A mix of full-text, citations and abstracts.   New: Three of the library’s digital collections are now indexed in Google Scholar: JSTOR, Ebsco, and Proquest.   Meaning? When searching Google Scholar, freely available citations, abstracts and full-text are retrieved, AND now, content from the three library providers named above.   “Adolescents and Sleep.” Search results page.  Google Scholar. Web. 02 Feb. 2016. Quick note: While an exciting and valuable tool, Google Scholar is a non-discerning aggregator, in that it includes questionable and even possibly predatory open-access titles.  When using Google Scholar, consider consulting Beall’s list of “Potential, possible,…