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Getting more from Google Scholar


  • When searching from off campus be sure to use the Libraries’ link to Google Scholar so it connects you with the resources that are available to you as a Columbia University affiliate.
  • You can also set your “Scholar Preferences” to include links from Columbia University Libraries. To do this go to the “Scholar Preferences” and search for Columbia University Libraries” under the “Library Links” option. By checking the box and saving your preferences; Google Scholar will connect you with Columbia University’s much of the Library’s Full Text subscription content.

Advanced Scholar Search:

  • Limit your search to  articles in the selected subject areas
  • Search all legal opinions and journals; or search only by US federal court; or limit to court opinions by state(s)
  • There are also numerous other ways to specify your search criteria including: author; date range; words in a phrase or in a title