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Scholarly Metrics & Publishing: Secondary Research

A guide to secondary research, analysis of scholarship, alt-metrics, citation, open access publishing and academic author rights.

Cited Reference Searching

The citation index has come a long way. The process of searching for articles that have cited a previously published work used to be a manual and time consuming endeavor. Now that most indices are online, cited reference searching has become much quicker and more graphically powerful. The following databases have cited reference search features.

Foley Library Faculty

Consider partnering with a faculty librarian to improve your literature review and enhance your secondary research:

Caitlin Bagley

Assistant Professor, Instruction Librarian

Sydney Chambers

Associate Professor, Cataloging Librarian

Chair, Foley Materials Management

Kelly O'Brien Jenks

Assistant Professor, Instruction Coordinator Librarian

Theresa Kappus

Assistant Professor, Interlibrary Loan & Distance Education Librarian

David Kingma

Associate Professor, Archives & Special Collections Librarian

Stephanie Plowman

Associate Professor, Special Collections Librarian

John Spencer

Associate Professor, Reference Coordinator Librarian

Anthony Tardiff

First Year Experience Librarian