Using tools in OMNI to find other scholarly journal articles and books

When you a find a few relevant journal articles or book, you can use what you have already found to find other resources on the same topic.

There are a few strategies you can apply. This guide shows you how to use tools embedded in OMNI to find more sources on your topic.

OMNI has built-in tools that allow researchers to find other sources from a resource they have already found.

There are three options you can use: Related Reading, Virtual Browse and Citation tools.

a) Related Reading

Search this title "Coral reef ecosystems under climate change and ocean acidification".

Click on the title and you will see Related Reading on the right hand side of the screen. This leads you to more research on your topic.

Image of related reading in Omni

b) Virtual Browse (books and e-books)

Looking for more books on your topic? Use virtual browse found at the bottom of your page, under your resource record.

Search the title "Biodiversity and Climate Change: transforming the biosphere".

Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and you will see a section called Virtual Browse. This allows you to find other books and e-books on your topic.

Image of virtual browse in Omni

c) Citation tools

Search this title "Coral reef ecosystems under climate change and ocean acidification".

Scroll to the bottom of the record. You will see a heading called Citations. You may see two icons called Find sources citing this, or, Sources cited in this.

screen shot showing citation tools in omni

Clicking on these icons will give you other articles that cite this research study, or which resources the authors of this research article cited.

Please note: sometimes OMNI will only provide citations the author cited. This means, no other study has cited this particular article (yet).

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