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Citation searching: An introduction

Citation indexes track references that authors put in the bibliographies of published papers. They provide a way to search for and analyse the literature in a way not possible through simple keyword/topical searching. This hands-on session provides an introduction to citation searching.

Aimed at

Researchers (early stage, mid stage, final stage), Research staff

Pre-requisites

None

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this session participants will have an understanding of:
  • What citation indexes to use
  • Ways to find cited journal papers
  • Journal impact factors

Presented by

Shazia Arif, Subject Liaison Librarian, Brunel Library

Specific skills focused on in this session

​Research and information literacy

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Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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Email address graduateschool@brunel.ac.uk Telephone number 01895 265935