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Finding ONU Resources via Google Scholar

On campus, you are automatically linked to the Libraries' resources.  However, off campus you need to adjust your settings as shown below: 

  1. Sign in to Google Scholar with your ONU email username and password. (Your email address will appear in the top right-hand corner if you are already signed in)
  2. Click on Settings at the top of the page.  
  3. Click on Library links in the left-hand column.  
  4. Type in Heterick Memorial Library and click on Save.  

Shortcuts and Tips for Basic Google Searches

Search sites or specific domains with site:



Note: Do not leave any spaces between site: and the search term

Use quotation marks to search for phrases or specific words

“to be or not to be”


Type OR between terms if you want to find either word

Hamlet OR Macbeth

Use a minus sign to exclude words

Macbeth –Shakespeare

Advanced Search

Use Advanced Search to limit your search by Language, Region, last update, Domain or site, Terms, SafeSearch, Reading level, File type, Usage rights and more.

Find Advanced Search under “Settings”

screen shot of Google search box with Settings menu

Limit Results by Publication Date

Search for pages published during a specific time period using “Tools”

screen shot of Google search page with tools menu