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College of Human Sciences

This guide will be useful as a resource for often overlooked library information for the College of Human Sciences user.


The first database listed, Academic Search Complete, is a broad general database.  Below that each subject area is listed with the best two databases for that subject area. For more information please see the subject guides linked in the far right column under the librarians name. 

Community, Family, and Addiction Services


Family and Consumer Science Education

Hospitality and Retailing

Human Development and Family Studies


Personal Financial Planning


Theses and Dissertations

Make Google Scholar Work for You!

Setting Google Scholar to work with the TTU Libraries allows you to use Google Scholar as your database, by allowing you to get the materials from the TTU libraries. Therefore the materials are creditable and reliable. 

Step 1. To change the settings click on the three dashesthree dashes in the upper left corner.

Step 2.  Click ongear iconSettings at the bottom of the slide out menu. 

Step 3. Click on Library links on far left.

Step 4. Type Texas Tech and nothing else.

Screenshot of Google Scholar with Library Links open

Step 4. Click on the box to include Texas Tech Univ. Libraries - FT@TTULib.

Step 5. Click Save.