This guide has been created for SPCH 101 students who are preparing for informative and persuasive speeches.

Using Google Scholar

Search Google Scholar for scholarly articles on your topic.

Google Scholar Search

Finding Articles

Once you find an article that you want to read, you'll see several links that may be helpful to you. Here's what they mean:

  • "Cited By" will show you a list of works that cited this article.
  • "Related Articles" will direct you to articles on the same or a similar subject.
  • Look for "EBSCOhost Full Text" to the right of the article.

About Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a way to begin your research. It allows you to search for scholarly articles in different formats:

  • books
  • articles
  • websites


How to Search Google Scholar for EBSCOhost resources

Google Scholar is a public database for anyone to search for scholarly materials, and it will identify e-books and articles to which the library subscribes. Here's how to do that: 



  1. Go to Google Scholar: Select “Settings” from the gear icon near the top of the search page.
  2. Select “Library links” on left navigation panel. Type “citrus college” in the search box.
  3. Select “Citrus Comm College – EBSCOhost Full Text” checkbox.

More on Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides links to the full text for:

  • Our subscribed EBSCO journal titles.
  • Open access journals.
  • Articles posted on researcher's websites.

Tips on Google Scholar

Searching tips:

  • Select authors' links to see more articles from them on your topic of interest
  • Use the advanced search by selecting the downward arrow on the search box
  • Use the authors' first initial and last name

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