Cited Reference Searching

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This type of search is most often used for finding journal articles that cite a particular work. Many databases provide citation counts for individual articles. Why is this important?

  • keeping track of who has cited a given work can help you guage the impact that article has in your discipline
  • if the article has been cited, the database will provide a link to the citing articles
  • find citation counts for engineering by using Scholars Portal Journals, Web of Science or Scopus

Cited Reference Searching for a known author

  • this will give you a count of the number of citations an author has received
  • use Web of Science (Cited Reference Search) or Scopus (Author Search)
  • you can also analyse the results of a citation
Content last updated: August 24, 2018