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Cited Reference Searching

What is Cited Reference Searching?

Cited reference searching allows you to:

  • search for records that cite a particular document (such as when you are reading an article and you want to search for a study mentioned in the literature review)
  • search by author, publication, title, date, and more

Remember: When searching for cited references, you are searching for what is listed in the citation, NOT what is in the documents themselves.

Where to start:  For publications in the sciences, look in Web of Science (see tab under Cited References Searching) or Google Scholar

Citation Searching

Other Databases that Offer Citation Searching

  • Scopus - UWF Libraries do not have a subscription to this fee based source from Elsevier. It is global in scope and aims to be the most comprehensive Scientific, Medical, Technical and Social Science abstract and citation database containing all relevant literature, regardless of form or type. It covers nearly 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers.