Setting your preferences in Google Scholar

With the right settings you can use Google Scholar to search NDSU’s online databases! Here’s how you do it:

To change your settings, click on the settings link on the Google Scholar page.

google scholar search box

Next, click on library links.

google scholar settings page

Now you can type “north dakota state university” into the search bar and click search. Check the boxes next to:

  • North Dakota State University Library – NDSU E-resources
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY – ProQuest Fulltext

Finally, click save to save your preferences. Now when you use Google Scholar, it will let you know what resources you can access through the NDSU Libraries!

google scholar settings page

After setting your preferences you will see access links to the right of the results that look like the following:

google scholar links

To access the article, simply click on the NDSUE-Resources link to be taken to the article. If you are off campus, you will be prompted to log in with your usual NDSU username and password.