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Citing an abstract

Citing an abstract

I want to use a quote from an abstract for which the full text article is unavailable.  What do I do about page numbers for my quote?

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Hi Julia,

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Angry Asian Lib..., 4 years ago

Hi Julia,

You can use the page number that applies to the abstract, usually that would the first page of the article. I would also recommend using a quote from the actual article instead of the abstract.

Let us know if you need more information.

Cheers,

Helen Chan
Information Services Librarian

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