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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Full Record: Citation or Citation/Abstract

A guide to all aspects of ProQuest Historical Newspapers including content, searching, and viewing results on the new ProQuest platform.

Citation or Citation/Abstract Tips

1. Record Tool Bar

Save to My Research adds the record to your My Research account where it will be stored and available each time you sign in to the My Research account.

Email or Print the record.

The Cite tool generates a citation in any of the supported styles available from the pull-down menu. Copy and paste the generated citation into a document and make any necessary edits. Remember to always check for accuracy.

Click Export/Save to export record the citation to a citation management tool, such as RefWorks, formatted text file, such as RIS, or reporting tool, such as Excel. Or save record information to file formats such as PDF or Text only.

Tags are relevant words or phrases that you assign to items in ProQuest to help you organize your research and classify items. They can be made private or public and you can add as many tags to a document as you like. In order to create tags, you must have a My Research account, but you do not have to have a My Research account to view tags created by other users. For additional information, please see the My Research section of this guide.

The Share button allows you to share a link to the record with other ProQuest users via social networking sites. Move your mouse over the button to display and select from a list of featured available services. With the list displayed, click More... to display a complete list of available services.

2. Other Formats

When you select to view the Citation or Citation/Abstract format of the full record, you will see links to Full text - PDF, Page View - PDF and Page View (clickable). Each record will contain links to the available document formats and any linking tools that the library administrator has enabled to help locate the full text.

3. More Like This

Click on See similar items to display five suggested items that are related to the current record. ProQuest analyzes the keywords in the full record and then suggests similar items. To see more similar items, click Next 5.

4. Abstract and Indexing

The Abstract (if available) provides a summary of the document. In ProQuest Historical Newspapers, the first paragraph of an article is considered the abstract. Only substantial articles will have an abstract.

The Indexing section displays the other indexed fields that did not appear at the top of the record. The indexed fields are also known as searchable fields. One exception is the Document URL field and this is not part of the searchable fields list, but instead provides a link to the full record. This is a persistent or durable URL that you can bookmark or save to give you access to the full record at another time.

Please see the Document Types and Searchable Fields section of this guide for a complete list of fields.

5. Tags

In this section of the full record you can view any tags that have been assigned to the records and assign your own tags.

Tags are relevant words or phrases that you assign to items in ProQuest to help you organize your research and classify items. Tags can be made private or public and you can add as many tags to a document as you like. In order to create tags, you must have a My Research account, but you do not have to have a My Research account to view tags created by other users. For additional information, please see the My Research section of this guide.

When you make tags public and share them with other ProQuest users, it may be several hours before the tags are picked up by the ProQuest search engine.

Full Record: Citation or Citation/Abstract