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The key strategies for finding scholarly literature on a topic are: Database Searching and Citation Chasing.
This guide demonstrates how to use the Citation Chasing strategy in three easy steps.
Use the tabs at the left-side to follow each of the following steps:
Step 1: Follow the Citation Trail Backward
Step 2: Sync Your Google Scholar Settings With Adler Library
Step 3: Follow the Citation Trail Forward
Citation chasing is the process of using an article that you have in-hand as a starting point, then tracking down other sources connected to that work.
You can citation chase BACKWARD or FORWARD in time.
As you spend more time researching your topic you will start to see some of the same books or articles cited again and again. This is how you start to identify the most influential works and authors in a field of study.
Citation chasing is a process of uncovering a network of scholarly arguments.
It's up to you to learn which ones are most relevant to your own work.