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Writing 101 (Silbaugh)

Writing Discipline: Psychology

Finding Known Items

If you have a known item, especially a journal article, here are some places to search to locate the item.

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1) Google Scholar

  • includes many articles and references to books, a quick way to check for article titles though it is not exhaustive

2) UC Library Search

  • includes a wide range of formats and goes beyond UC's collection
  • can Request easily from records in this catalog

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3) Journals@UCMerced

  • includes coverage details for periodicals (newspapers, journals, and magazines)
  • use to determine if UC Merced has the periodical
  • use Browzine to save and organize your favorite journal and periodical content. 

Does UC Merced Library have these titles?

"Psychological resilience: A review and critique of definitions, concepts, and theory" (Fletcher & Sarkar)

"Contribution of schools to mental health and resilience in recently immigrated youth" (Venta et. al)

LibWizard Finding a Known Item Tutorial

Finding a Known Item


1. Connect to the campus network via the VPN if you are off-campus.  You will need this connection to access one or more library databases while taking the tutorial.

2. Take the short quiz at the end of the tutorial.  Enter your email address AND your professor's email address. Afterwards locate the email confirmation. These emails often go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there.  It is often easiest to search in your email account for the phrase "Certificate of completion" to find your email confirmation.

3. You are ready! Click on the link below to start the tutorial. Follow the instructions on the left hand of the screen and, as directed, complete activities in the main screen (right).

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