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How to Read a Citation
To access an item's detailed record, click on the "Detailed record" link from the summary page, or simply click the title on the simple record. This record contains all of the information from the simple record, such as authors and journal title, but adds items such as the article's abstract. A number of terms, such as author names, journal title, and subject headings now appear as links and can be added to a new search by clicking on the term.
Take some time to explore the detailed record below. Roll over each of the fields in the record below to learn more about the information provided.