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Writing 101 (DeBoard)

Finding Known Items

If you have a known item, especially a journal article, here are some places to search to locate the item.

1) Google Scholar

  • includes many articles and references to books, a quick way to check for article titles though it is not exhaustive

2) UC Library Search

  • includes a wide range of formats and goes beyond UC's collection
  • can Request easily from records in this catalog

3) Selected Database

  • If the article is from Psychology, you could try a document title searching in a database like PsycInfo OR Web of Science to locate the item.

4) eJournal Finder

  • includes coverage details for periodicals (newspapers, journals, and magazines)
  • use to determine if UC Merced has the periodical

Sample Article

Hahn-Jolbrook, J. & Marino, J. (14 December, 2020). Breast milk shows promise for treating covid-19 and protecting babies. Newsroom

https://news.ucmerced.edu/news/2020/breast-milk-shows-promise-treating-covid-19-and-protecting-babies

Sample Article