Answered By: Keely Wilczek
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2020     Views: 1437

To access full text articles from Harvard Library in Google Scholar you can either go to Google Scholar through Harvard's proxy or by the following directions.

  1. Go to Google Scholar and sign in to your Google account.
  2. Look for the menu options: 

  3. Go to Settings

    and select "Library links": 

  4. Type in Harvard and select: "Harvard University - Try Harvard Library" (and deselect the checkbox for "Worldcat," if shown): 

  5. Save your preferences.
  6. Search your topic and look for the "Try Harvard Library" links to the right of the articles: 

    This link should take you to Harvard's access to that item. 


You will need to do this in every browser you use for research, and you will need to have cookies enabled (and save them when exiting). 

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