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Library Research Tutorials

Home of the video tutorials made by the Teaching, Learning and Academic Support (TLAS) team.

Using Google Scholar Effectively

The Google Scholar Research Tutorials are designed to help researchers learn how to navigate and conduct research in Google Scholar. 

Google Scholar: Simple Searching

Learn how to conduct simple searches in Google Scholar! This video covers simple searching and how to use basic filters to optimize your results.


Google Scholar: Library Links

Learn how to set up library links for Google Scholar to get around paywalls and access Library materials directly through Google Scholar searches! Please note that the process outlined in this video is only applicable to UIUC students, faculty, staff, and affiliates.

Google Scholar: Advanced Searching

Learn how to conduct advanced searches in Google Scholar! This video covers advanced searching and using search operators to optimize your results.