Google Scholar is useful, but the IRC Search Box just might be better! Take a look at the IRC's search box to find books, ebooks, and articles from most of the IRC's research databases & catalog.
You can also search individual databases. Searching databases individually can allow you a more focused search & may provide additional ways to limit your results.
The IRC Search Box and Google Scholar search different bodies of scholarly content. There is overlap, but there is content findable in the Search Box but not Google Scholar, and vice-versa. The two search engines perform relevance ranking in very different ways.
Some features unique to the IRC Search Box:
Some features unique to Google Scholar: