Citation Searching

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Citation searching will help you identify important journals and articles.  The impact factor (IF) measures  the average number of citations to articles published in a journal. 

Use Citation Indexes to find if a particular author and/or paper has been cited. 

          When you find a relevant article look to see if it has been cited by other authors.          

Web of Science    
       Select Cited Reference Search from top tool bar.
You have the article
         Quadagno, Jill, Why the United States has no national health insurance: Stakeholder mobilization against the welfare state, 1945-1996 Journal of Health and Social Behaviour 45 (extra issue) 25-44  2004

       Enter one author in cited author box
                Quadagno, J*  (use surname, first initial and truncation symbol)          
       Retrieve abbreviation of journal name from list provided, and enter year of publication. J Health Soc Behav
       Deselect disciplines not relevant from listing under Citation Databases

From the list, select the ariticle and click on Finish Search at the top of the list.
Results show the article has been cited 32 times - the most recent in  2012
Note the option Create Alert to be notified of any future citings of this article.

       Choose Author Seach from top tool bar.
       Enter author's name and affiliation if known
               Quadagno, Jill
       Select displayed result.  On right hand side all published articles by the author will be listed.  Click on article for citing references.




Content last updated: August 15, 2019