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Web of Science is one way to determine the scholarly conversation around a topic. It, along with Google Scholar, Scopus and other tools index and show references cited by an author and which subsequent citations cite the initial work. Don't let the name fool you: WOS does cover the arts and humanities too.
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Hello. Welcome to the course research guide for WRI 112/113. This guide should provide basic information to get you started on your research. For further information, please visit the Library Web Page .
citation: a quotation from or reference to a book, journal article, paper, author, website, etc. especially in a scholarly work. Can be found WITHIN a text ( in APA, MLA style, etc.), or at the END of a text (endnotes, bibliography), or at the bottom of specific pages (footnotes). A bibliography consists of citations that point you to relevant books and other sources on a topic. Citation chaining/mining/following the bread crumbs
bibliography: a list of the books, articles, and other resources referred to in a scholarly work, typically printed as an appendix
how to tell if a book has a bibliography (“includes bibliographical references” will be noted in catalog record). There are also stand-alone bibliographies (can search for any subject term using subject (browse) in the catalog, and you may see "bibliography" as a sub-heading/category. Encyclopedias/encyclopedia articles also may have bibliography (see BACKGROUND INFO. tab).