Skip to Main Content

Google Scholar: Getting Started

Click to Chat with a Librarian


Text: (571) 248-7542

Setting Your Scholar Preferences

Google Scholar can be used to help you search for scholarly literature available to you through AU Library. To ensure that you have access to these materials, follow the directions below:

You can see which libraries' access links you have enabled by clicking on the hamburger menu > Settings > Library links.
By default, Open WorldCat - Library Search will be enabled. 

If you receive a reCAPTCHA error, follow these instructions:


You can also use LibKey Nomad, a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Edge, to get links to our library's subscribed journal content.