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Proximity Searching in PsycInfo (ProQuest Platform)
Specific Order (Proximity)
- perceive* P/2 competition
Any Order (Near)
Finding Known Items
If you have a known item, especially a journal article, here are some places to search to locate the item.
1) Google Scholar
- includes many articles and references to books, a quick way to check for article titles though it is not exhaustive
2) Melvyl @ UC Merced
- includes a wide range of formats and goes beyond UC's collection
- can Request easily from records in this catalog
3) Selected Database
- If the article is from Psychology, you could try a document title searching in a database like PsycInfo OR Web of Science to locate the item.
4) eJournal Finder
- includes coverage details for periodicals (newspapers, journals, and magazines)
- use to determine if UC Merced has the periodical
Thesaurus - Subject Terms
From the Advanced Search screen in PsycInfo, you can search the Thesaurus (link found above search box).
Subject (thesaurus) terms will also appear to the right of a search results page.