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EDU 990

Researching "Forward"

Articles should have a bibliography at the end, so searching for the materials cited in the bibliography is fairly easy (researching "backward").  What is more difficult is finding out who has used a particular article since it was published (researching "forward"). There are two tools you can use to research "forward":

Allows users to plug in a citation and see who else has used that work in another paper. 

Can search by TOPIC or by CITED REFERENCES.  Its strength is in the cited reference searching.

To do a cited reference search, look by author’s LAST NAME and letters of FIRST NAME and MIDDLE NAME.
NOTE:  If you do not know the middle initial, use the asterisk *

Includes a CITED BY link at the end of the citation.

For best results, connect your Google Scholar with University of Dayton Libraries and OhioLINK as explained in the video below.

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