UBC Library provides access to many academic and scholarly resources, which will be covered in the next modules.
But Google is a great place to start when you’re familiarizing yourself with a topic. It can be helpful in finding freely available information, such as reports from governments, organizations, companies, and so on.
There are limitations to using Google:
That concludes module 3, Google and Google Scholar. Remember that Google is but one search tool you can use for your research - it isn’t the only one! You also want to use the UBC Library to find high-quality scholarly resources. In the next module, you’ll learn about Summon, a similar search tool that finds library resources.