Search the Web: Google Scholar and Scirus
Connect to these tools through the UM Libraries' (UML) web pages or set the preferences for the University of Manitoba for access to material for which you would otherwise be charged.

Please Note: The Google Scholar button underneath One-Stop Search box on the UM Libraries’ main page (click is configured to work with the Libraries’ proxy server. When you access Google Scholar with this route, you won’t be able to login to your Google account.

The link below will explain how to configure Google Scholar and to access the Libraries’ resources by going directly to Google Scholar (hyperlink: Configuring Google Scholar this way will also ensure the use of your own Google account to manage your Google Scholar library.

Google Scholar - peer-reviewed papers, theses, books and articles from academic publishers, societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

  • Set preferences to make "Get It @ UML" appear if you are not accessing Google Scholar through the link above by clicking on "Settings" found at the top of the screen. Select "Library Links" from the choices on the left-hand side of the screen. Type "Manitoba" into the box by "Library Links". From the list returned, select the University of Manitoba-Get It@UML as your affiliated library.
  • It is recommended that you use either Firefox or Internet Explorer to access this resource as both Google Chrome (PC / Mac) and Safari (Mac) seem to drop their respective connections to the Library's proxy server.


  • Don't pay for anything! Double-check One Stop Search or Article Linker. If we don't have what you want, use our Document Delivery service to get it free in a few days.
  • Google Scholar only partially covers medicine. Search PubMed instead.
  • RefWorks: Configure to Bixtex, EndNote, RefMan, or RefWorks to work with your bibliography manager.

Other resources to consider…

  • The tools listed above are strongest in science and technology. Try Academic Search Complete or ProQuest for other disciplines.

  • If you need science, technology or medical information, other databases on the Databases A-Z list may be more useful:
  • If you want help choosing databases,click on the Ask Us link at the top of the page.