Skip to Main Content

Public Health 113 (Gonzalez)

Latino and Immigrant Health

Strategies for Locating Articles

Known Citation (Complete information)

1) Favorite short cut -->  Try searching for the article title in Google Scholar.

2) Search for the journal title in the Journals quick link located in UC Library Search.

3) Seach for the journal title OR the article title in UC Library Search.


Spotty Citation (Incomplete information about the Article)

Look for specific information such as author(s), journal in which the study was published, date of publication, unique words to describe the subject area.

  • If the journal name is given, use the Journals@UCMerced to locate the journal. 
    • Note: This will only locate journals to which the UC Merced Library subscribes.
  • If the author and/or other topic information is given, trying searching a database using those terms. e.g. Google Scholar, UC Library Search-advanced search box, or Web of Science.

Known Item Examples

McLendon, Roger, Allan Friedman, Darrell Bigner, Erwin G. Van Meir, Daniel J. Brat, Gena M. Mastrogianakis, Jeffrey J. Olson et al. "Comprehensive genomic characterization defines human glioblastoma genes and core pathways." Nature 455, no. 7216 (2008): 1061-1068.

Xu, Ling, et al. "Immunization for Ebola virus infection." Nature medicine 4.1 (1998): 37-42.

Seshadri, S., Beiser, A., Selhub, J., Jacques, P. F., Rosenberg, I. H., D'Agostino, R. B., ... & Wolf, P. A. (2002). Plasma homocysteine as a risk factor for dementia and Alzheimer's disease. New England Journal of Medicine, 346(7), 476-483.