Google Scholar Integration: What does it do?

This article describes what the Google Scholar Integration does for your users

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Written by Daniel Horvath
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With Google Scholar Integration set up on Lean Library, Google Scholar will be able to identify which institute a patron is from, when the extension is activated.

This integration can enhance the search results by providing FullText links next to licensed articles, even when they are off-campus. These links to articles go through the link resolver of his institute.

An example of how this looks for the user:

Linking Google Scholar to multiple libraries

It is possible to link Google Scholar to multiple libraries. Additionally, linking to libraries through Google Scholar and using the extension at the same time works in an additive way: full-text links will be shown and prioritised, based on the order of linkage creation.

Please see an example, where we are linked to three libraries at the same time (Caltech, Novozymes, and Windesheim):

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