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Advanced Searching Techniques: Citation Trails

Cited Reference Searching

Found an incredibly relevant source for your topic?  Do cited reference searches to find researchers who are citing that relevant source - their research might be relevant to you as well, and even more current. 

You can often find citations of this type in library databases. For instance --

In EconLit with Full Text:

In Web of Science:

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is also a great source for citation trails. Just don't forget that if Google asks you to pay for an article, you should check to see if your library has that article or can get it for you for free!

Set up Google Scholar to show results from Sewanee

Meet with an Expert to Blaze a Citation Trail!

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