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Have You Been Cited?

Sources D - G

Dissertations & Theses Global (ProQuest)
Go to Advanced Search
Use the drop-down menu and select Anywhere
or
Select command search and choose limiter field cited author (CAU)
Use quotations to limit results
Search
Search examples:
"Ferrell, Robert H."
"Robert H. Ferrell"
Author name variations will reflect the citation style used in the dissertation


EBook Central (ProQuest)
In the box Keyword, Author, ISBN, and more
Search an author name
or
Go to Advanced Search and enter the author name and set the second drop-down to matches
In the list of results, click on a title
Select Read Online
On the left you will see chapters and results for "author name"
Go to the reference to see which of the author's work has been cited
Search example:
"goodwin, doris kearns"


eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Go to Advanced Search
In the drop-down menu Select: TX All Text Fields
Mode is should be set to Boolean/Phrase
Use quotation marks
Search examples:
"Ferrell, Robert H."
"Robert H. Ferrell"
"doris kearns goodwin"
Click on a title
Look beneath the bibliographic information for: Show Relevant Passages from this eBookMost Relevant Pages From This eBook
Click on: View Page
You will see the citations to your author


Education Research Complete (EBSCO)
Select "Cited References" from the blue band at the top of the screen
* Same procedure as Academic Search


Emerald Insight (Emerald Management Xtra Plus)
Go to Advanced Search
Choose All Fields
Search your author name (References follow APA style)
Search examples:
Dutton, D.G.
Shuck, B.
"shuck, b."
Note that "shuck, b." (or "Shuck, B.") will search the phrase and find fewer results than Shuck, B. which is essentially seaching shuck or b.


Factiva
Go to Search, then choose Search Builder
Searches will retrieve the exact phrase entered
Search examples:
Ferrell, R. H.
Ferrell, Robert H.
Robert H. Ferrell


Google Books
Search the cited author's name
Search examples:
"Ferrell, Robert H."
"Ferrell, R. H."
"Robert H. Ferrell"
"R. H. Ferrell"
"Goodwin, Doris"
"Doris Kearns Goodwin"
The forms of the author name will vary, depending on the citation style used
Use Search in this book to find citations
You may find no results
In new Google Books the forma is a little different
Still, use the box "Search in this book"
You may find "No results in this book for [authors name, full or partial]
The book may contain references but they are unavailable through the Google Books search


Google Scholar Alerts
Go to Google scholar
Click on the three bars at the top left
Click on alerts
Click on Create Alert
You will see:
Alert query: Enter your author name [You can enter anything here, really, and the author does not need to be you]
Email: Enter the email address to which you want the alerts to be sent [Any valid address is fine]
For help see: Google Scholar Citations


Google Scholar Profile
Go to Google scholar
Click on Sign In in at the upper right
Use: Create an Account
Complete the information to create an account
Once you have an account, log in
(You can click on the three bars at the upper left and choose: My Profile)
Add (+) publications you wish to track
Update the list of publications as necessary by adding (+) new works
The profile will be yours as its owner; the titles to track for references could be by any author you choose (yourself or someone else)
For help see: Google Scholar Citations