Follow that citation! GENERAL

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Follow that citation! GENERAL

  1. 1. FOLLOWTHATCITATION!FOOTNOTE CHASING ANDCITED REFERENCE SEARCHING
  2. 2. HAVE YOU EVER COME ACROSS A REALLY GOOD ARTICLE AND WISHEDTHERE WERE MORE LIKE IT?
  3. 3. YOU’RE IN LUCK!
  4. 4. YOU CAN FIND MOREARTICLES ON THE SAME TOPIC BY USING FOOTNOTE CHASING ANDCITED REFERENCE SEARCHING
  5. 5. FOOTNOTE CHASING IS THE PRACTICE OF FINDING CITATIONS IN THE REFERENCES OF RELEVANT ARTICLES ANDREADING THE REFERENCED ARTICLES.
  6. 6. IT IS A WAY OF LOOKING BACKAT WHAT RESEARCH WAS DONE BEFORE THAT PUBLICATION.
  7. 7. CITED REFERENCE SEARCHING IS FINDING OUT WHO HASCITED THE RELEVANT ARTICLE SINCE ITS PUBLICATION.
  8. 8. IT IS A WAY OF LOOKING FORWARDINTO WHAT RESEARCH WAS DONEAFTER THAT PARTICULAR ARTICLE.
  9. 9. BUT WHERE DOWE FIND THATINFORMATION?
  10. 10. CITED REFERENCE SEARCHING CAN BE MORE DIFFICULT THAN FOOTNOTE CHASING BECAUSETHE CITATIONS AREN’T RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU.
  11. 11. LUCKILY,THERE ARE A FEW DATABASES THAT HAVE COMPILED THAT DATA.
  12. 12. BUT THE DATA IN EACHDATABASE IS ONLY AS GOOD AS THE DATA IT HOLDS.
  13. 13. SO A PARTICULAR DATABASEWILL ONLY TELL YOU HOW MANY ARTICLES IN THAT DATABASEHAVE CITED A SPECIFIC ARTICLE.
  14. 14. SO WE MAY NEVER KNOWEVERY ARTICLE THAT HASCITED A SPECIFIC ARTICLE.
  15. 15. BUT TO HELP US GET THE DATA WE CAN FIND, WE CAN USE WEB OF SCIENCE GOOGLE SCHOLAR
  16. 16. GOOGLE SCHOLARCLICK ON THE “CITED BY” LINK UNDER THE ARTICLE TO SEE THE ‘GET IT @ GVSU’ LINK AT HOME, LOOK FOR LIBRARY LINKS ON THE SCHOLAR PREFERENCES PAGE
  17. 17. WEB OF SCIENCENOT AS MUCH NURSING LITERATURE.
  18. 18. QUESTIONS ?ASK YOURLIBRARIANwww.gvsu.edu/library
  19. 19. CREDITSSLID E ONE http://www.flickr.com/photos/dm-set/3435246555/sizes/o/

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