Answered By: Library Skills Development
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017     Views: 115

Northumbria University recommends that you use the Library Search facility when looking for books, journals and other resources.

When searching within Google Scholar, it is possible to display a notification with search results which shows whether Northumbria University Library has access to an item.

Follow these steps to configure Google Scholar:

  • go to Google Scholar (
  • at top right, click on the "Settings" heading.
  • at left, click on "Library links".
  • in the search box for "Library Links" enter "Northumbria University" and click on the search icon (magnifying glass).
  • beneath the search box tick the option for Northumbria University and click "Save".

Thereafter, when a search is performed a link will appear to the right of items to which Northumbria University Library has access.

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