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Ancient History: Where is it cited?

Where is it cited?

It is helpful to know if an article has been cited by other scholars. The fact that is has been cited shows that it a credible and informative source.


The JSTOR database offers this service. Here’s how to find those citations:

1. Once you’ve found an article you like, click on the title for more information the title for more information
2. In the right hand menu,  you will see a list of options, including “Items Citing this Item”available through Google Scholar. the right hand menu

3. Once you click that link, a new window will open with a list of articles and books that cite the original article.


4.To find out if we have those articles, make note of the journal and then use the e-journals link on the library home page to see if we carry the journal. 

new window with a list of articles and books that cite the original article



      Google Scholar

      You can also do the same within Google Scholar (

      1. Once you done a search on Google Scholar, each result will have a “Cited By” link under the citation.

      2. “Related Articles” will take you to more articles on that same topic, while Find It!@SJU will search our databases to see if it is in our collection.


Subject Librarian

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Daniel Holden
Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian
Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library
Room 178
Saint Joseph's University