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*Tips for Searching: Cited Reference Searching: Cited Reference

Cited Reference Searching - Going "FORWARD"

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. 

*Use Google Scholar or Web of Science for cited reference searching - see box at right for "HOW TO" tutorials.* 

Cited Reference Searching - HOW-TO tutorials:

Google Scholar - OFF CAMPUS

To set up in Google Scholar the fulltext links to GSU content from off campus:

1. On Google Scholar main page, click Settings icon > click Settings cog icon.

2. At next screen click Library Links.

3. Search for Georgia State University, checkbox Georgia State University - Find It @ GSU, and click Save button.

Do a search, and click Find It @ GSU to see full text availability at GSU.

*To set up WorldCat links for book searching, repeat Steps 1 & 2, then: Search for WorldCat, checkbox Open WorldCat - Library Search

Mining References - Going "BACK"

In addition to doing cited reference searches for a relevant source, mine its references for previously-published sources the authors are citing that might also be relevant to your research.