What’s in Your Library ToolKit?
Google Scholar & Van Wylen Library Holdings
We probably don’t need to remind you about Google Scholar, a great supplement to the hundreds of databases that Van Wylen librarians license for the Hope Community.
What you may not know is that we send Google Scholar our journal holdings on a weekly basis so that you can easily jump from Google Scholar back into our licensed content.
These holdings are displayed automatically when you use Google Scholar from on-campus as Google recognizes your IP address.
If we have full text available for a citation, Google Scholar should display a link to our “Full-Text @ Hope College” service:
If we do not already have access to the full text, the Find It! Services Menu will offer a quick way to submit interlibrary loan requests for items to which we do not have access, as well as quick access to an email help form. To find the link, select the “More” () link from below your citation; then choose “Request it @ Hope College”
If you are off-campus, you can still access these library links by updating your Google Scholar settings (select the 3 lines to the left of the Google Scholar search box, then select settings):
From “Settings,” select “Library Links” and search for Hope College:
For even greater integration between web resources and Van Wylen resources, please download our library toolbar.