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Cited Reference Searching: A How-To Guide

This guide covers search techniques and resources that offer the ability to search the list of references (or footnotes) found in journal articles, books, websites, etc.

 

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Methods

Further Reading

There are numerous other books and articles that will argue for or against citation analysis. To find them, simply search citation analysis in Google Scholar (the first page of results will be the most heavily cited papers on this topic).

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