Excerpted from Evans, Minotti, Post. & Sweet, "Literature Resources: Where to Search." in Literature Searches and Literature Reviews for Transportation Research Projects: How to Search, Where to Search, and How to Put It All Together: Current Practices.
There are several resources wherein a researcher would be able to find information on any of the modes listed in this index. Those resources are listed below under the initial heading All Modes.
Seminal works are key works in a field: articles, books, or other texts that are introduce new knowledge in a particular field. You'll see them cited over and over again as you go about your literature review.
Web of Science offers multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as published proceedings for over 12,000 conferences per year, and over 50,000 scholarly books. Powerful tools allow you to search and see what articles in the database have cited a particular work, as well as perform other analytics.
In addition to sorting by times cited, this database offers tools for analyzing search results and creating citation reports.