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Finding Resources Using Citations

How to find articles and other resources when you have the source's citation information (author, article title, journal title, date, etc.)

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This guide will help you find resources when you have full or partial citation information. Remember, a citation is a short notation that identifies a published work. They are found in bibliographies, lists of references as well as databases, and contain all the information you need to identify and track down books and articles.

This guide will also help you decide on where to go to search depending on what sort of information you have to start with. The search process can be very different depending on whether you have citation information or are searching for resources with a specific subject in mind.

Use the tabs to help you find the information you need.

Created and Revised By

J. Kinnie & N. Fosher, 6/11

Rev. by K. Leahy, 3/15

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.