What does "Cited by" mean in Google Scholar?

Last Updated: Mar 02, 2023     Views: 3653

Q. What does "Cited by" mean in Google Scholar?


The number of times an article has been cited by other articles is a popular metric for evaluating the research impact of an article. Clicking the Cited by link in Google Scholar will display a list of articles and documents that have cited the document originally retrieved in the search. This makes it possible to uncover other documents related by topic or subject to the original document.

In addition to viewing the cited by links in Google Scholar, you can also search for times cited for an article using the Web of Science database by sorting the results by Citations: highest first.

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