What are good practices for using Google Scholar to research answers to LessWrong Questions?

post by DonyChristie · 2019-05-18T21:44:20.978Z · score: 30 (6 votes) · LW · GW · 3 comments

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Answers could provide workflows, tips, tricks, trigger-action patterns, things-to-avoid, useful and/or unknown Google Scholar features -- whatever helps someone get up to speed as a power user.

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answer by gwern · 2019-05-18T22:26:22.442Z · score: 33 (8 votes) · LW · GW

My search guide might be helpful.

answer by Ruby · 2019-05-22T02:16:37.263Z · score: 8 (3 votes) · LW · GW

Not specifically about Google Scholar, but on topic for how to do research effectively is Lukeprog's guide, Scholarship: How to Do It Efficiently.

comment by Raemon · 2019-05-23T00:36:15.671Z · score: 9 (3 votes) · LW · GW

On a similar note: Wei_Dai's Tips and Tricks for Answering Hard Questions

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