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Faculty Academy: Find a Known Item

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - Resources & strategies for the literature review

Find a Known Item - 3 Strategies

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 Journals tab on the library home page. (See upper right of this guide.)  Type in the title of the journal.  If the journal is available, it will appear in a result lists.  Check to see if the dates of coverage include the article you need.  Follow the links through to locate the article.

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

Finding a Known Item

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