A citation alert notifies you by email when a selected article is cited by another article. Citation Alerts can be set up in Web of Science, Scopus, ScienceDirect and Google Scholar.
Cited reference searching enables you to find articles that have cited a particular author, article or book. Cited reference searching is useful to:
Use one of the following databases:
Web of Science
Web of Science is one of the most comprehensive citation databases.
Scopus is a multidisciplinary database covering sciences and social sciences.
Google Scholar search results have a "cited by" link in the search results that can be used to find articles which have referenced a particular paper. It is also possible to search through the cited references using relevant keywords.