Google Scholar searches for scholarly sources, such as journal articles, dissertations and conference proceedings, and provides links to those resources.
How can Google Scholar do that?
Don't those resources cost $$$$$???
Yes, many of those resources do cost money. But you will find that you have free access to many of them:
On campus you will be able to view them directly.
Off campus you must first set up "Library Links" in Google Scholar; you will then be prompted for your MyNova username and password to view the articles.
Google Scholar is particularly useful for: