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Nursing

A collection of resources for faculty and undergraduate and graduate nursing students.

Other Search Functions

Forward Citation Searching (Cited References Search)  using Google Scholar and Web of Science
Cited reference searching is used when looking for newer research that has cited a key article. It also shows how frequently an article has been cited, one indicator of the article's importance or influence. 

Finding an Article from a Reference 

Creating a Journal Publication Alert in EBSCOhost - If there's a journal that's central to your research, you can set up an alert that will notify you each time a new issue is published.

Forward Citation Searching

Forward Citation Searching (Cited References Search)  using Google Scholar through the library website.
Forward citation searching, also known as cited reference searching, is used when looking for newer research that has cited a key article. It also shows how frequently an article has been cited, one indicator of the article's importance or influence. For example, the original article in the image below was published in 2016. We can find other articles of interest for our research by seeing who has quoted the original 2016 article. 

forward citation searching

 

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