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Why the simple tricks to get around paywalls sometimes fail and what to do about it

Julie Arendt takes you behind the curtain of the tools and apps to get around paywalls to learn what kinds of failure are most common and what to do about it when the simple tricks don't work.…

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There's a simple button to get through paywalls.

The Tools and Apps page from VCU Libraries links to tools that make it easier to go from a paywall to an article, without having to go to the Library’s website to authenticate your affiliation…

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Winn CDA Cohort 2 Mentor Virtual Orientation 12/9/22

We hosted the Winn CDA Cohort 2 Mentor Virtual Orientation session on Friday, December 9th, 2022 @ 12:00-1:00 pm ET. Mentorship is an integral part of the Winn CDA program. Each Winn CDA Scholar…

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Google Scholar: distinguishing source types

Google Scholar includes articles, book reviews, books, and dissertations and theses. This video explains how to distinguish between these source types. For tips on how to tell whether you're…

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Google Scholar: advanced search features

Find relevant sources in Google Scholar more quickly by using filters and advanced search features.

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Google Scholar: testing your search strategy

Skimming search results, swapping out search terms, and using quotation marks.

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Google Scholar: developing a search strategy

The first step for using Google Scholar is translating your research question into search terms.

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Google Scholar: intro and set-up

An overview of why Google Scholar is a useful place to find scholarly sources for your college research assignments, as well as instructions for connecting your Google Scholar account to VCU…

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