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Citation Trail

This feature helps you find  materials related to a given article by following the citations found within the article or citations from other articles that point back to the article. You will access this feature using “References” in an item's full record. *Please note, in order to see the Citation Trail feature displayed you will need to log in to UW Libraries Search. 


Full record view with References link highlighted



Clicking on “references” allows you to find either sources cited within this item or sources citing this item as found in the Web of Science database.


Links to references

Click on either of the above links will display a selection of sources. Please note that this feature does not provide complete lists of references or cited by items.


Create a detailed trail by continually clicking "cited in" 'Cited in this' icon or citing this 'Citing this' icon links. Your citation path will be displayed on the top left of the screen and clicking on any one of the displayed items will bring you back to that spot in your trail.


Citation path