Additional Resources

Search Strategies
Michigan eLibrary

1. Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. In contrast to the main Google site, which searches the entire Internet, Google Scholar limits the search sites to academic journals and scholarly research publications. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, pre-print repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar

Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.

  • Find papers, abstracts and citations
  • Locate the complete paper through your library or on the web
  • Learn about key papers in any area of research  

2. KidRex - a Kid Safe Search Engine using Google

3. Kiddle - a Kid Safe Search Engine using Google

4. Instagrok is a website for safe searching for kids. It organizes topics in a visual format.

5. Kidtopia was created by school librarians for elementary students and their teachers. The sites are recommended by school librarians and teachers.

6. Bing a search engine owned and created by Microsoft 

7. Writing House is a fully automatic bibliographic and citation maker.