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Art & Art History

A Guide to Articles, Books, and Websites for Art.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

What is Google Scholar?

  • If you can't find what you need in the databases listed on this page, try Google Scholar. It allows you to search for academic/scholarly articles freely available on the web. Your search results will include academic publishers and professional societies.
  • You can search Google Scholar for articles from the Cal Poly databases. Look for "Find It Cal Poly Pomona".

How to search Google Scholar and OneSearch at the same time:

  1. Go to Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com. Click on “Settings” in the upper left corner.
  2. Click on “Library links” on left navigation panel. Type “cal poly pomona” in the search box.
  3. Select “Cal Poly Pomona - Find It Cal Poly Pomona" checkbox.

Google Searching

Google Search

To review Boolean operations in Google see: Refining Web Searches

 

Common search functions from Google Support:
 

Exclude words from your search

Put - in front of a word you want to leave out. For example, jaguar speed -car

Search for an exact match

Put a word or phrase inside quotes. For example, "tallest building".

Search within a range of numbers

Put .. between two numbers. For example, camera $50..$100.

Combine searches

Put "OR" between each search query. For example, marathon OR race.

Search for a specific site

Put "site:" in front of a site or domain. For example, site:youtube.com or site:.gov.

Search for related sites

Put "related:" in front of a web address you already know. For example, related:time.com.

See Google’s cached version of a site

Put "cache:" in front of the site address.