When researching at the college level, Google should not be your only source of information. It's a great starting place, but...
Did you know that only 4% of the information online can be accessed by Google? 4%.
96% of information on the web cannot be reached by Google. This information that cannot be accessed by Google is called the deep web.
ALL of the library's databases fall within the category of deep web information; inaccessible by Google.
Search the 96%--use library databases.
Use Google Books to search over 30 million books.
Be aware that there will be different view options.
If the book is out of copyright or the author/publisher has given permission, the full-text of the book will be provided.
Limited view provides a limited number of pages for viewing.
Snippet view provides a few sentences. No view provides you with just the citation information. If you do find a book in Google Books with no view, you can Interlibrary Loan for it.
Additionally, Google Scholar can also be used to citation search. If you find the perfect article, copy and paste the article title into Google Scholar.
Usually, Google Scholar will find this article. Under the article citation, you'll notice a link called Cited by. Click on the Cited by link. This will connect you to a list of articles published in the future--in the example below, 157 articles published after 2009--that have cited your perfect article.
|"cost benefit analysis"||
Exact phrase search
|propofol +"cost analysis"||-||
"shale gas" -marcellus
"tar sands" -venezuelan
Restrict search to a domain or website
Find cost benefit information about Canadian tar sands:
"tar sands" and "cost benefit" site:ca
Find government sites with cost benefit information about nuclear power:
"nuclear power" +"cost benefit" site:.gov