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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

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



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, Academic Liaison Librarian, Library Services

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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