Google Scholar (GS) is used to search for scientific sources, especially essay literature, that are accessible on the web and are available in a format that can be used by the search engine.
- GS is freely available online and can also be accessed via scholar.google.de, see section Access Hints and "Check full text" service.
- Analogous to Web of Science, a citation of:-Link is offered, which lists corresponding sources.
- If you select EndNote in the Bibliography Manager section of the settings and save the settings (via cookies), the Import to EndNote link is always displayed below the individual hits.
- A complete list of results (without abstract!) can only be downloaded with an additional program like Publish or Perish (PoP). Even if GS textually displays a seven-digit number of results, e.g. Approximately 1,440,000 results, 1000 hits are always the maximum number of hits available on the web and via PoP.
- Based on agreements with publishers, GS searches numerous full texts rather than titles and abstracts only.