Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) is the institutional repository for the University of Oxford and is home to the scholarly output of its research members. It holds publications, theses and research data.
Google Scholar is a search engine that provides a broad search of scholarly literature. It covers multiple disciplines and sources.
It has advantages as it is easy to use but it sometimes shows non-academic materials and has limited search options.
You may not have access to everything in Google Scholar, but if you log in you can get access to everything Oxford has access to. To see these links in your Google Scholar results, you must first tell Google Scholar that you have access to the University of Oxford library subscriptions by following these steps.
You will now see 'Find it @ Oxford' links next to items in your Google Scholar results that you can use to access the full-text provided by library subscriptions.
You can also install the a Google Scholar extension to your browser. this will allow you to look up articles as you browse the internet.
Downloadable ‘apps’ for your internet browsers.