The purpose of this article is to explore and expose some of the many facets of Google Scholar™ that have set the academic library world on edge. Google Scholar™'s impact on reference and information literacy is considered, as are the challenges it poses for the library's web site.
Includes opinions in a point/counterpoint format, as well as citations to recently published literature.
Provides arguments about ignoring or leveraging the teachings of Scholar Google™ in conjunction with teaching the library's various subscription databases available through the library's web site.
This paper fills an identified information need by offering original, practical advice to librarians.
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