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Finding, reading and referencing relevant journal articles will get you the highest marks:
Google Scholar searches for academic content online. It's a useful additional resource when looking for books, journal articles and other papers.
But you may be asked to pay for access to some resources and it does not have full search controls or filters like Discovery/Business Source Complete.
To save time, set Scholar to show which results you can access via your University of Portsmouth's library subscriptions:
Scholar also offers an alerting service, a referencing option and a times cited count.
Using Google Scholar guide
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