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Access to Ryerson resources is available to users who configure their Google Scholar Preferences as follows:
Go to scholar.google.ca and click on the Settings icon. Choose Library Links from the left-hand menu. Enter Ryerson in the search box. Click in the box beside Ryerson University Get it! @ Ryerson. Scroll down and click on the Save Preferences button.
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