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Who Cited Whom: Tracking the Scholarly Conversation

Who Cited Whom: Tracking the Scholarly Conversation Online

How do researchers put their publications and other works in scholarly context – how do they make clear whose work they’re building on and whose work is related to theirs? Citations! By referencing other works, scholars situate themselves in the scholarly conversation. Citations also allow readers to track scholarly conversations, to follow them backward and forward in time.

Come learn how citations are used (and sometimes abused!) in scholarly communication, as well as what they do and don’t say about the cited works. We’ll also look at some research tools that include citation information, and how to use that information in your own research process.

Can't make it? Email Jill Cirasella, Associate Librarian for Scholarly Communication, at jcirasella@gc.cuny.edu to request that the session be recorded.

This workshop is part of the Scholarly Communication Essentials workshop series. It is geared toward the Graduate Center community but open to everyone at CUNY. Publication Cycle image by University of Winnipeg Library, used under CC BY / annotations removed from original.

Related LibGuide: Research Metrics by Jill Cirasella

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Jill Cirasella

Associate Librarian for Scholarly Communication

(212) 817-7046
Room 2319

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