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Writing 116 (Koehler): Known Item Searching

Writing in the Natural Sciences

Find a Known Item

Some Strategies

1.  Look for the article title in Google Scholar.  Try the title OR UC-eLinks hyperlink.

2.  Look for the article title in Melvyl.  Look for the UC-eLinks button.

3. Look for the journal title.  Select the e-Journals tab on the library home page.  See if the journal is available.  Is the date you need available?

4. You may be able to find it in a major database IF it belongs to a specific subject area.

Try it Out:  Do we have these articles?

Citation #1

"Assessing the predictive validity of emotional intelligence" by Shaun Newsome, Arla L. Day, Victor M. Catany in Personality and Individual Differences. Vol 29 (6), Dec 2000, pp. 1005-1016.

Citation #2

"The treatment of bulimia nervosa" by Rosalyn A. Griffiths, Stephan W. Touyz, Philip B. Mitchell, Wendy Bacon in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 21 (1), Mar 1987, pp. 5-15.

Incomplete Information

Sample Citations - Do we have these?

Example #1

Detection of mycobacterial DNA in a patient with neurosarcoidosis. Acta neurologica Scandinavica (1995)  volume: 91  issue: 4  page: 280 - 2.

Example #2

Endolymphatic hydrops and CSF pressure. Journal of neurosurgery (1984)  volume: 60  issue: 6  page: 1332 - 4.

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