Sometimes when I search in Google Scholar, for articles in a particular journal, I get results from other journals. For instance, when I was searching for articles in Psychological Bulletin, it would also give me Polish Psychological Bulletin. Or an even more annoying one is when I limit search to Science, I get every journal that has the word "science" in it, for instance, Psychological Science:

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Is there a way around this?

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    Hi, yeah I do that already. Maybe this picture will clear up what I'm saying: pixhost.org/show/255/52896991_untidsdtled.png Commented Sep 29, 2017 at 20:09
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    Yeah, it's interesting. Btw, thanks for your edits pnuts! Commented Sep 30, 2017 at 0:17
  • You can weed out some journals using the minus ("-") operator in the journal field.
    – Itamar
    Commented Oct 5, 2017 at 5:29

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Search for source:"JOURNAL NAME".

Example: https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=source:%22Psychological%20Bulletin%22

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