Remember to use "quotation marks" around phrases to restrict your search to more relevant materials
Use the site: search feature to find quality information quickly
Type site: plus the site domain you want to search and then your keywords
Works for government, organisations, parliament and more
So, if you want to find out about employability for graduates try:
site:parliament.uk graduates skills gap
site:gov.uk graduates employability universities
site:org.uk "graduate skills" employability
It really works!!
Google Scholar search tips
Google Scholar Search Tips
Google Scholar is a search engine that allows you to search for more academic content on the web. You can use it to track down journal articles, book details and more. You can set it up to show you which results you can access via a Solent University library subscription.
Link to full text content from Solent University Library
This will tell you if the Library has a copy of the article for you to read or not. To set this up on your device:
In Scholar, click on the menu icon in the top left corner:
Select Settings and then select 'Library Links'. Enter 'Solent' in the search box then select Southampton Solent University - Full text @ SSU and Save.
Any results available via Solent will now show the 'Full text @ SSU' link to give you access:
OFF CAMPUS: You must check the access information for each article via the Full Text @ SSU screens and login to view.
Send reference details to RefWorks
Set up a link to 'Import into RefWorks' for each result in your list. To set this up, go into the menu icon, select Settings and in the 'Bibliography Manager' section, select RefWorks and save.
Basic and Advanced search
Enter your search terms into the Basic search box. If you want more control over your search, you can access the Advanced search via the menu icon.
Your results list will include a number of options for each result where you can view other items that might be of interest, mark the item to read later and send the reference to RefWorks etc.
Select the star to add the article to your 'My library'.
Cited by: links you to other resources which have referenced (cited) that document.
Related articles: see a list of other articles you may be interested in.
Import into RefWorks: send the reference details into RefWorks (or use the option under the citation icon to send to RefWorks).
Sign in and access articles you have saved. Save articles by clicking on the star icon beside it in the results list.