Cited Reference Searching
Citation Search Tip
Cited Reference Searching - Library Databases
Searching for cited references is useful to locate current research based on earlier research, see how a particular research topic is being used to support other research, track the history of a research topic, or to track the research of a particular researcher.The method for doing a cited reference search varies slightly by database platform. Below are guidelines for:
The following screen will appear. From here, we can search for citations to the research of Dr. Gary Sforzo - entering his name as Sforzo, GA
This search will produce a list of Dr. Sforzo's papers that have been subsequently cited in the SPORTDiscus database.
From here, you can choose an article of interest and click "Find Citing Articles" to see the papers that cite the one you have selected.
Clicking on the "Cited by" link will retrieve the articles that cite the article by Dr. Kacapyr.
Sage Full-Text Collections
Ebsco Databases with Citation Searching
- America: History & Life
- Business Source Premier (Under "More" tab)
- Communication & Mass Media Complete
- Historical Abstracts
- International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance
- LGBT Life with Full Text
- Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
- SocIndex with Full Text (Under "More" tab)
- SPORTDiscus with Full Text
- Once in the database, put the article title and/or author in the search box
- In the results list, click on the title for the item of interest
- This will take you to the full record for the item; looking at the right-hand column, scroll the page down until you see the box labeled "Cited by # PubMed Central Articles" (Note: if the right-hand column does not have the "Cited by" box, assume that no PubMed Central articles have cited this article.)
- Each item in the "Cited by" list will be linked to its full record within PubMed; that record will provide a link to the full text.