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Citation fields

When you add a new KB record, you have the option to use the Source Citation fields to provide a citation for the source of the answer or for a source that could be consulted for further information.

These include all fields that are required for any ILL request.

You can provide one citation in these fields when you add a record. You can modify the content of all of these fields and add other citations and if you edit an inactive record or update an active record.

field description
Title Title of the source; if the source is a journal article, enter the journal title here
Article Title Title of the journal article, if the source is a journal article
Author Author of the source
Publisher Publisher of the source
Place Published Location of the publisher of the source
Date Published Date of publication of the source
Volume/Issue Volume and issue of the journal in which the source is located, if the source is a journal article
ISSN International Standard Serial Number of the journal, if the source is a journal article and the ISSN is known
ISBN International Standard Book Number, if the source is a book and the ISBN is known
Alternate ID Alternate identification number of the source; may be used to include unique IDs for various formats, such as music, video, etc.
Edition Edition of the source
Pages Page or page range, if the source is a journal article
Serial Title Number The title of the series in which the source was published and the source's number in the series
Sponsoring Body Name of the institution, individual, etc. that sponsored the publication of the source


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