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Citation Searching

Search the following databases to find sources citing journal articles and books.  The first category (Citation Databases) lists databases with the capacity to search a large number of sources for cited material across disciplines.

The next categories (Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities) give databases limited to cited sources within the given discipline.

The last Category (Books) gives databases that will search for citations within books, and also the number of libraries carrying a book.

If you would like help with your citation search, please contact your library liaison.

 

Citation Databases

Scopus

SCOPUS is an abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources in the fields of Medicine, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences. The database also provides information on citation analysis for specific articles, authors, and journal metrics.

Google Scholar

Search your article. To view articles that have cited the desired article or book, click on the Cited by... link under the citation.

Web of Science

Available at UVM Libraries.  Gives JIF (Journal Impact Factors)  See Cited Reference Search  for information on using this database.

 

Sciences

ACS Web Edition

Search your article. Click Full Text HTML. Scroll to the bottom of the article to see if there are citing articles. If so, click View all # Citing Articles  

 

arXiv.org/

Search your article. Click the article.  Look in the right hand column of the abstract under References & Citations for citations to the article

 

JSTOR

Search your article. A box on the right-hand side of the page will indicate how many citations of the article can be found within JSTOR. Click the link for a complete list

 

PubMed

Search your article. Click the title link to display the full citation/article. Then, from the Display drop-down menu, select Cited in PMC

 

Science Direct

Search your article. Click the Cited by icon found to the right of the screen to determine if the article has been cited in another work

 

SciFinder Scholar

To search for a particular article, use the Journal search tab, and enter the citation information for the article. Click the Citing icon for a list of citing articles



Social Sciences

Business Source Premier

Click the Cited References link.  Search the article. Check the box next to the article or articles. Click Find Citing Articles to view a list of articles citing the original article

 

JSTOR

Search your article. A box on the right-hand side of the page will indicate how many citations of the article can be found within JSTOR. Click the link for a complete list

 

PsycINFO

Click the Cited References link.  Search the article. Check the box next to the article or articles. Click Find Citing Articles to view a list of articles citing the original article

 

PsycARTICLES

Click the Cited References link.  Search the article. Check the box next to the article or articles. Click Find Citing Articles to view a list of articles citing the original article

 

Science Direct

Search your article. Click the Cited by icon found to the right of the screen to determine if the article has been cited in another work

 

SocINDEX with Full Text

Click the Cited References link.  Search the article. Check the box next to the article or articles. Click Find Citing Articles to view a list of articles citing the original article
 

Humanities

America: History and Life

Click the Cited References link.  Search the article. Check the box next to the article or articles. Click Find Citing Articles to view a list of articles citing the original article

 

Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Click the Advanced Search tab.  From the pull-down menu, choose cited reference.  Enter the article author.  Click the given reference and then search to retrieve the referring citations

 

Historical Abstracts

Click the Cited References link.  Search the article. Check the box next to the article or articles. Click Find Citing Articles to view a list of articles citing the original article

 

JSTOR Search your article. A box on the right-hand side of the page will indicate how many citations of the article can be found within JSTOR. Click the link for a complete list
 

Books

Google Books

Search by entering the author’s last name followed by the entire title of the book or journal article in quotation marks.  The first result is the original book, and the following results appear to cite it

 

WorldCat Search for the book title.  Look underneath the title for "Libraries Worldwide."  The number of libraries that have the book will be given.




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