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Citation Tracking (Workshop)

Links, examples and materials to accompany a Citation Tracking workshop.

Citation tracking tools

Literature mapping / co-citation tools

Citation augmentation tools

Example citations

[Slide Example]

  • Hites, Ronald A. “How To Give a Scientific Talk, Present a Poster, and Write a Research Paper or Proposal.” Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 48, no. 17, Sept. 2014, pp. 9960–64. (Crossref),

Other examples to try

Search example:

cell phones AND distracted driving AND mortality AND teens

Search related citations:

  • Kahn CA, Cisneros V, Lotfipour S, Imani G, Chakravarthy B. Distracted Driving, A Major Preventable Cause of Motor Vehicle Collisions: "Just Hang Up and Drive". West J Emerg Med. 2015 Dec;16(7):1033-6. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.10.28040. Epub 2015 Dec 11. PMID: 26759649; PMCID: PMC4703177.
  • Olsen EO, Shults RA, Eaton DK. Texting while driving and other risky motor vehicle behaviors among US high school students. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun;131(6):e1708-15. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-3462. Epub 2013 May 13. PMID: 23669511.


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