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Survival Guide for Scholarship, Dissertations, Theses, and Scholarly Projects

Reference Lists

Closely examining the reference list of a relevant article is a time honored method for finding other related articles, and a neccesary one for any comprehensive literature search.

The check the A to Z List to see if the library has the full-text of an article you find that way.

Cited Reference Searching in Ovid Medline

Cited reference searching lets you find out whether an article has been cited by other articles.  

Not all databases let you do this specialized search, and the process varies slightly by database.  Here are two tutorials showing you how to do this type of search in CINAHL and Ovid Medline.

Interested in a text tutorial? Click the PDF link below:

Cited Reference Searching in CINAHL

Interested in a text tutorial? Click the PDF link below: