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EC Economic Theory Intermediate Topics in Microeconomics: Tracking Sources

Leverage Footnotes and Bibliographies

Footnotes and bibliographies

     ... are a quick way to find
related materials and track authors.


Two components:

1. what was cited in the orginal article
2. find out who has cited an article
     since it was published


Finidng Citations

Along with Web of Science also try 

- use the Settings gear icon to limit to Business and Economic
- note the "Cited by" links

Use both --  They have different strengths.

  • Google Scholar surfs the internet resulting in a wide range of sources,
  • Web of Science’s citations are a select group of academic titles.

Using both tools, you can develop a very complete citation picture.

Web of Science

Web of Science - contains 3 Scholarly Citation Indexes:

  • Science (1900-present)
  • Social Sciences (1900-present)
  • Arts & Humanities (1975-present)

Use to find influential articles
   and track citation usage.

   and bring an article up-to-date
            - see what articles have used it since it was published.

Recommended for advanced users.

A Citation Map with forward and backward views. Source: Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)