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Google Scholar: Set Up

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In order to access CIA Library resources through Google Scholar, you'll need to set up Library Links in Google Scholar. It only takes a few minutes and is easy to do! Follow the steps below to set up Google Scholar. If you have any questions, please contact the library.

1.  Go to Google Scholar ( and click on the hamburger menu at the top left to open up options. 


google scholar main page


2. Click on settings.

google scholar menu open


3. Choose Library Links and type in Cleveland Institute of Art. Check the correct box for Cleveland Institute of Art - Find it @ CIA.

google scholar library links set up page


That's it! You are all set up to access CIA library subscriptions through Google Scholar. When you click "Find it @ CIA" from off campus, you will need to log in with your CIA credentials.

google scholar search results


Did you find something that isn't available at CIA? No problem! Fill out our Interlibrary Loan form ( and we will see if we can get it for you. 

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