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Writing 101 (Wilson, Fall 2023)

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 Merced's collection to include content at libraries at the 10 UC campuses
  • can request interlibrary loans easily from records in the 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


Try it out! 

Do we have either of these two articles?

"Emotional intelligence and positive organizational leadership: a conceptual model for positive emotional influence," by Jeffrey McClellan, Kenneth Levitt, & Gary DiClementi


"Doing leadership in political speech: semantic processes and pragmatic inferences," by Anita Fetzer & Peter Bull