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ESAT 325: Exercise Physiology: Websites

Google & Google Scholar Search Tips

Google Search Tips:

When searching http://www.google.com ...

  1. Use your search terms along with site:.gov to show results from sites like PubMed Central, the CDC, etc.
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  2. Want full text right away? Use filetype:pdf along with your search terms to view results in PDF format.
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Google Scholar Search Tips:

When searching http://scholar.google.com ...

  1. If you're on a networked Manchester computer or using Manchester's WiFi, full text articles are automatically linked to Manchester's databases when available. If you'd like this option to appear on your personal computers off the network, see a librarian for assistance in setting it up. 
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  2. Did you find a fantastic article on Google Scholar and want more like it? Take a look at the Cited By section. This link re-routes you to a new list of results containing articles indexed in Google Scholar that have cited this particular article. NOTE: You can do the same with articles found in our library databases. Simply search Google Scholar for the title of the article and look for the cited by option if available.
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  3. Similarly, the Related Articles option links to similar articles based on your search terms - which for this example includes terms such as physiological response and exercise.
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  4. You have access to citation information. Click the Cite option to generate citations for the article in popular style formats such as MLA, APA, and Chicago. Keep in mind, citations are never perfect and should be checked for errors. Additionally, when copying/pasting into a word document, additional formatting will be needed to comply with your citation style formatting requirements.

Exercise Physiology Associations & Resources

Physical Education Associations & Resources

CRAAP Test Checklist

How "Search" Works

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What's CRAAP? Evaluation of Resources

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