Search for articles that have cited a previously published work. Through a cited reference search, you can discover how a known idea or innovation has been confirmed, applied, improved, extended, or corrected.
- Enter the name of the First Author and the abbreviated title (can check from the journal abbreviation list) of a Cited Work, then click Search.
- If you retrieve too many hits, return to the search form and add a Cited Year or a limited range of cited years.
- Mark the checkbox and then click Finish Search, it will bring up the list of articles which cited that work.
- To learn more about Web of Science Cited Reference Search, see this online video tutorial
- Enter the last name of the first author, follow with a space and up to 3 initials. Refer to Cited Author Index if you are not sure of their exact spellings or formats.
- Cited Work
- Journals - Enter an abbreviated journal title. Join multiple titles with the search operator OR (e.g., J Appl Phys or J Am Chem Soc).
- Books - Enter the first significant abbreviated word(s) of the title. Use truncation* (e.g. scholar* for scholarly, scholarship, etc) for variant spellings.
- Patents - Enter a patent number without country code (e.g., 5015744).
- Cited Year
- Enter a four-digit year or a limited range of years.