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FREN 101: "Le Héros en question" (HC) Fall 2015

Français 101: Introduction à l'analyse littéraire et culturelle (Corbin) Fall 2015

Tracing Cited References

Usually researchers find more sources by looking at the footnotes in an article or book, but these will always be older than the publication you have in hand.  

Citation indexes like the Social Sciences Citation Index (which is one of the three parts that makes up the Web of Science Cited Reference Search) are set up to search for sources cited in the footnotes of journal articles as soon as they become available.  This allows you to find newer articles which cite the books and articles you already know are key for your topic.  By relying on connections between authors rather than subject words and by moving forward in time, citation searching can open up new avenues of research.