How do I find a citation for an article?

How do I find a citation for an article?

Search Google Scholar for a particular article In the search box type the title of the article (you can use quotation marks around the title to make Google search it as a phrase but this is often unnecessary). Find the article in the results list and the citations to it will be at the botom of the citation.14

What is a good citation number?

With 10 or more citations, your work is now in the top 24% of the most cited work worldwide; this increased to the top 1.8% as you reach 100 or more citations. Main take home message: the average citation per manuscript is clearly below 10!19

What is a citation count?

Citation Count sums the citations received to date in the data source. Sometimes Citation Counts will be displayed in a table with years – the years are always the year in which the output was published and do not refer to the year in which the citation was received. …8

Do citations matter?

Most citations occur in the introduction/background of a paper and are only tangentially related to the work of the paper. Most work that gets cited is not read and a certain fraction of citations are incorrect — a citation might actually provide evidence to the contrary of the result it is being referenced to support!

Why do citations matter?

Citing or documenting the sources used in your research serves three purposes: It gives proper credit to the authors of the words or ideas that you incorporated into your paper. It allows those who are reading your work to locate your sources, in order to learn more about the ideas that you include in your paper.9

How many citations should a research paper have?

I have spoken to Qualitative Researchers who were told they had to have a minimum of 30 references but not more than 50 references. The optimum number of references in the References Section of a research paper is the exact number of papers quoted or paraphrased in the body of the paper!

How many citations is good for an essay?

Using too many references does not leave much room for your personal standpoint to shine through. As a general rule, you should aim to use one to three, to support each key point you make. This of course depends on subject matter and the point you are discussing, but acts as a good general guide.14

How many citations should be in a paragraph?

Three citations

Can you use et al for 3 authors?

In MLA style, always use “et al.” for sources with three or more authors. This applies both to in-text citations and in the Works Cited list.17

How do you cite 4 authors?

Specifically, articles with one or two authors include all names in every in-text citation; articles with three, four, or five authors include all names in the first in-text citation but are abbreviated to the first author name plus et al.3

How do you cite a citation within a citation APA?

Your in-text citation should include both authors: the author(s) of the original source and the author(s) of the secondary source. For example: (Habermehl, 1985, as cited in Kersten, 1987). In your reference list you should provide the details of the secondary source (the source you read).

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