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ISI's Web of Science
The best way to search for citations is by using the "Cited Reference Search"
- Go to ISI Web of Knowledge
- Make sure that you are in the "Web of Science" tab
- Go to the "Cited Reference Search" under the tab.
- Put the author information in the first text box.
- Under the second text box there is a hyperlink to "Journal Abbreviation list" Open the list and find the abbreviation for the journal title you are interested in.
- Put the journal abbreviation in second text box.
- The result list will show all the citations by that author in that journal. A blue hyperlink will appear if we have access to the information. In the case of older materials we may not have access to the materials.
NOTE:Be careful about verifying pre-1974 citations by using "search" or "advanced search". Pre-1974 are not indexed in the "search" and "advanced search" search engine; you will come up with no hits. By using Cited Reference Search you will be able to see the how many times the pre-1974 article was cited, but you will not be able to obtain the specific results. At the present time we have no way of doing a citation search on an article published before 1974.