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Public Health 113 (Gonzalez): Finding a Known Item

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 eJournal finder.

3) Seach for the journal title OR the article title in Melvyl.

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 eJournal finder 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, Melvyl (catalog), or Web of Science.

Known Item Examples

Chicago
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.

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

APA
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.

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