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  • Karen Clark says:

    Hi AJ,

    Nice presentation. I think you said recently that you are now ABD. Congrats for getting that far. Since you are much further along in the process than I am would you please tell me when you use Google Scholar. I haven’t really used it much and I’m not sure what I might be missing out on. I use my university’s library databases for everything. When I am tackling a new research area I might take a peek out on the Internet to see what has been said in the topic but then re-run the same queries in the university library, seeking peer reviewed journal articles. Can I and should I be doing the same initial search using Google Scholar as part of my initial look-see on the topic?

    I’d appreciate any thoughts you have on the subject as I’m always looking for ways to improve my research techniques.

    Karen
    PhD Student,
    NOVA Southeastern University

    March 20, 2013 at 12:03 am

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