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Paralegal Studies: Websites

Google Scholar - Finding Cases and Patents

Use Google Scholar to search for cases:

Google Scholar Search

Use Google Scholar to search for patents:

Google Patent Search

Setting Up Library Links in Google Scholar (a.k.a. Getting Google Scholar to Give You More Access as a Tri-C Student)

How to Get a Citation from Google Scholar:

  1. From the Google Scholar result list page, click  Cite under the result list item. Click the small image below to view a larger image.

  2. Highlight and copy the citation in the format required for your research assignment.
  3. Paste the citation into your document.


Google Web Search
  Search trusted, authoritative sites: Add site:.domain after search terms (domains .edu, .gov or .org).
Example:  cyberbullying     (NOTE:  NO spaces between site: and the domain.)

 Exact phrase search: Add quotation marks around a phrase
Examples:  "animal rights"  "mental health"   "school choice"