UCF Faculty Citation Search
What is a citation search?
- A citation search will show you how many times your articles have been cited by
Why should I have a citation search performed?
- A citation search can be added to your portfolio for promotion purposes.
- Candidates for a UCF departmental position can be compared.
- Interesting to know who is citing your work and in which disciplines.
How is a citation search performed?
- An information specialist will search one or more of the Thomson’s ISI SciSearch®,
Social SciSearch® and/or Arts & Humanities Search® databases through Web of Science
depending on your discipline.
- Self-cites are removed to reflect only those citations from other authors.
- Total number of citations and a list of the most cited items are provided in a results
What are the limitations of a citation search through ISI databases?
- Books, book chapters, conference proceedings, dissertations and technical reports
may be excluded.
- Some journals in various fields may be excluded.
- Journal articles in press are not included in the databases.
- Journals are not consistently indexed nor indexed retrospectively when added to
- The focus is strongly on sciences and some of the social sciences.
- There is limited coverage of non-English publications.
How much does a citation search cost?
- Cost can vary depending on several factors. In general:
- The more articles + more joint authors => more citations => higher charge
- A common last name can contribute to a longer search and a higher charge
- For a cost estimate, please contact Ven Basco at 407-823-5048 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How long does a citation search take?
- UCF InfoSource would like a week’s notification. Email a publication list in a word
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