How do you find more articles if you have a research paper by using Trace References?
Watch this video to learn how to get many papers by using just 1 research paper. You can do this by tracing the references listed in the reference list of the research paper (backward search) and tracing other documents citing the research paper (forward search).
Trace References means you are tracing references listed in the reference list or a bibliography of a research paper. You usually trace references when you want to read the references or information sources the author of the research paper used to support the statements in his paper.
In Trace References, you could perform either one of the following:
An example to illustrate the points above, we have the following research paper:
Scopus (as of 5 August 2016) shows:
The links of the references in the Reference List and Cited By will bring you to the record of these documents. Therefore, in Trace References in Scopus, you are led to many more documents which are related to the research paper you started with.
Given the author names, you may perform Author Search, i.e. search by first name, last name, or full name as well as variations or combinations of their initials.
An example of Author Search in Engineering Village: