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CONS 440: Environmental Justice


Keyword Searching

How do you effectively search the scientific literature? There are a number of ways to go about it but we’re going to look at three: searching by keyword; searching by author; and citation searching.

If you have a topic you’re interested in, you can do a keyword search.

Searching by citation

If you have found a key paper and want to see who else has built on the work going forward, do a citation search. We've already seen some basic citation searching in Scopus and Scifinder-n.

Watch this video on advanced citation searching in Scopus for even more in-depth citation searching (right click to open the video in a new tab). 

Scopus citation searching tutorial

Searching by Author

Watch this video on finding an author’s profile in Scopus.