Cited Reference Searching

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Whether you are pulling together your tenure promotion packet, trying to find the newest and best published research in your area, or just curious how your articles are being used by others, this is the technique you want. Searching cited references used to be just Web Of Science, but now there are also the options of Scopus and Google Scholar. What's the difference? Find out here.

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  • Cited Reference Searching

    1. 1. Cited Reference Searching Gurpreet K. Rana Taubman Medical Library Health Sciences Libraries © 2007 Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.
    2. 2. What is Cited Reference Searching? <ul><li>Allows you to search for articles that have cited a specific published work </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to search the cited references (bibliography) of an article of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Snowballing?! </li></ul>
    3. 3. Significance of cited reference searching <ul><li>Finding current research based on earlier research </li></ul><ul><li>Finding how many times and where a publication is cited </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying who is referencing a paper </li></ul><ul><li>How is a research topic being used to support other research </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of literature on other research in the field </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping track of your own research </li></ul><ul><li>Used for tenure </li></ul>
    4. 4. Significance of cited reference searching <ul><li>Allows you to navigate forward and backward in time, discovering relationships between published works </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find new, unknown information based on older, known information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find relevant articles in areas where there is not a large amount of literature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find “hidden connections” between research papers </li></ul><ul><li>Trace the historical path of a research idea or discovery </li></ul>Source: ISI Thomson. Cited Reference Searching in the Web of Science, Slide 2. Accessed on March 31, 2007. http://www.brainshark.com/brainshark/vu/view.asp?pi=144957
    5. 5. Traditional Searching: Looking back... 2001 Source: ISI Thomson. Cited Reference Searching in the Web of Science, Slide 3. Accessed on March 31, 2007. http://www.brainshark.com/brainshark/vu/view.asp?pi=144957 1982 paper 1957 paper 1996 paper
    6. 6. Cited Reference Searching : Looking back.... Source: ISI Thomson. Cited Reference Searching in the Web of Science, Slide 3. Accessed on March 31, 2007. http://www.brainshark.com/brainshark/vu/view.asp?pi=144957 2001 1982 paper 1996 paper 1957 paper
    7. 7. Cited Reference Searching: Looking back and forward.... Source: ISI Thomson. Cited Reference Searching in the Web of Science, Slide 3. Accessed on March 31, 2007. http://www.brainshark.com/brainshark/vu/view.asp?pi=144957 2004 paper 2003 paper 2001 1982 paper 1996 paper 1957 paper
    8. 8. Cited Reference Searching: Looking back and forward.... 1987 paper 1993 paper Source: ISI Thomson. Cited Reference Searching in the Web of Science, Slide 3. Accessed on March 31, 2007. http://www.brainshark.com/brainshark/vu/view.asp?pi=144957 2004 paper 2003 paper 2001 1982 paper 1996 paper 1957 paper
    9. 9. Cited Reference searching: <ul><ul><li>Science Citation Index (1900 to present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Science Citation Index (1956 to present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present) </li></ul></ul>(SocioFile)
    10. 20. Cited Reference Look-up Table
    11. 21. Cited references in BLUE link to other records. Citations not indexed in Web of Science and CITED REFERENCE VARIANTS are in BLACK
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    16. 32. Citation Tracker....
    17. 42. Comments…. <ul><li>Growing trend towards cited reference searching </li></ul><ul><li>More databases are adding a cited reference search features </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Science is still considered the major resource for cited reference searching </li></ul>
    18. 43. <ul><li>Contact us! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    19. 44. Reference <ul><li>ISI Thomson. Online Tutorial: Cited Reference Searching in the Web of Science. Accessed on March 31, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.brainshark.com/brainshark/vu/view.asp?pi=144957> </li></ul>

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