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Earth Systems Science 100 (O'Day)

Environmental Chemistry in Natural Sciences

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Strategies for Locating Articles

Spotty Citation (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,UC Library Search (catalog), or Web of Science.

Known Citation (Complete information)

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

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

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Finding Science News

Science news is available from a variety of sources.  Those sources linked below will take you directly to an individual website. Items with the asterisk * indicate that this source also has coverage in the Academic Search Complete database. 

The benefit of Academic Search Complete is the ability to search across multiple sources rather than visiting multiple individual websites. Some offer extensive archives while others only offer the most current issues or selected content.