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Google Scholar @ NMSU

Understanding Your Results

Results from a Google Scholar search yield a variety of scholarly sources consisting of:

  • journal articles
  • books
  • technical reports
  • legal cases
  • grey materials
  • patents
  • pre-prints
  • other kinds of scholarly documents

Rankings are listed according to what Google Scholar considers the most relevant listing. Items with links to full-text materials held by NMSU will show the “Get it at NMSU” display.

  • Cited by: Number of times an item has been citied and links to articles that cite the work.

  • Related articles: Articles that are related to the subject

  • Sorting: Available by relevance or by date.

  • Citation: Click on the big “ symbol

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