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Soc 390: Research Methods 1 -- Sociological Literature

Citation and Influence Analysis

To use Google Scholar as a resource for citation searching: 

  • Search for the title of the book or article. It can be helpful to put the title in quotes.
  • Choose the "Cited by" link.  
  • The resulting list will include articles and websites that cite the original work as well as books scanned through the Google Books project.

Forward and Backward Citation Searching