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Journals: Google Scholar

Information on how to access specific Library journals.

Linking Google Scholar to the Library

Library ejournal articles can be accessed from off campus via Google Scholar. Just follow these steps to link your Google Scholar search to the library:

1. Go to 

2. Click the menu icon (the three lines) in the upper left hand corner of your screen and select "Settings" in the drop down menu.

3. Select "Library links"

4. Search for "Vanguard University" in the search box. Select "Vanguard University - Full text via VU Library" and save. 

5. If the library has a subscription to the ejournal, the "Full text via VU Library" link will appear next to the article.

6. Click on the link. You will be redirected to a library page. From there, click on "View Full Text". Input your Vanguard University username and password when prompted. You will then have access to the article. 

Library Tools

Install LibKey Nomad!

  • Go to 
  • Select your browser
  • Download and install
  • Select Vanguard University
  • Go! Check out Wikipedia, PubMed, Sage, and other websites and look for LibKey links.
  • Look for the "Access Options" button on the websites you visit.

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