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COMM 190: Sponsored Content (Fall 2019): Find Research Articles - Google Scholar

library resources to help with annotated bibliography assignment for comm 190 b

Use Google Scholar to find research articles online. 


  • Be sure to evaluate any articles you find to be sure they are scholarly.
  • If you are being asked to pay for an article, search for free access through the library databases.  (See the Library Databases tab)

Google Scholar

Setting up Google Scholar

Set up Google Scholar for full-text access

  2. Click Settings at the top of the browser window
  3. Choose Library Links from the left-side menu
  4. Search for University of California, San Diego
  5. Mark check box next to option and click forward arrow
  6. Save

When you search for articles, you will now see a secondary column with additional links on the right.  Where you see UC-eLinks, you may click that link and it will take you to the article through the library databases.

(Note: If you are not logged into the VPN (see home page of this guide), when you choose an article, you will be asked to log in with your UCSD username and password)

Useful Tools in Google Scholar

Useful Tools in Google Scholar

Google Search Techniques



     Google automatically search multiple word endings. No * needed.