Answered By: Trudi Pledger
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2023     Views: 311

You can find out where a paper or article has been cited on the following sites:

Library website

Type the article in the search bar on the library website. From the results list click on the matching title to take you to the item record. Scroll to where it says Citations and click on the Citing this link, if provided, to take you to a list of sources which refer to the article.

Screenshot of where to find Citing this icon


Web of Science

When you search for an article title, next to each result it shows whether the article has been cited. Click on the number above Citations to bring up the list of sources.

Screenshot of where to find number of citations on Web of Science


Search for the article title and the number of citations are given at the end of the result line. Click on the number listed to view the papers that have referenced that work.

Screenshot of where to find citations on Scopus   


Google Scholar

Type the article title in quotation marks in the search box then search. Under each result it shows whether the article has been cited. Click on the Cited by link to be taken to the list of citing sources. 

Screenshot of Cited by link on Google scholar

Web of Science and Scopus can be accessed via A – Z of Databases on the Library home page.

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