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HDFS 360: Critical Thinking in HDFS (Corvallis)

Applying critical thinking to your research, evaluating evidence and arguments.

Overview

The modules on this page will teach you how to use one good scholarly article to find other related scholarly articles.

You can use the example articles shown to try the process for yourself or use a scholarly article you already have for a project you are currently working on.

Look at this example to see what this looks like in action.

More Database Tools

While this tutorial focuses on Web of Science and Google Scholar, some subject databases also offer options to find newer, cited sources. Look for links like "Cited by" or "Times Cited" when using your favorite database.  Here are a just a few that have this feature.

  • PsycInfo ("cited by")
  • Sociologial Abstracts ("cited by")
  • SciFinder ("get citing")

Full "Related Sources" Tutorial

The modules on this page are part of a bigger tutorial call "Work Smarter: Use One Good Article to Find Others." To view the full tutorial, use this link:http://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/work-smarter