Answered By: Lynn VanLeer
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2018     Views: 2042

In the library databases, you can find the citation information for an article on the article record page. You can get to this page by clicking the abstract link in your results list.

Here is an image of the Abstract/Details link in a ProQuest search result: 

You can also click the article title in your results list to view the abstract.


The article record will include the author names, article title, journal name, volume, issue number, page range, and DOI (if available). The article record also typically includes the abstract for the article. 

Article record with highlighted  article title, author names, journal name, volume, issue number, page range, and abstract


To download the citation and abstract, highlight the citation and abstract and copy/paste them into a Word (or other word processing program) document.   


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For help creating a citation in APA format, see the Writing Center's APA help.

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