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    Using Citation Trails

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    Citation trails is an exploration tool that helps users (such as researchers and graduate students) to find related articles and to explore the topic of the seed article further. Primo currently matches the metadata provided by CrossRef with the records in PC (Primo Central) to build the citation trails. Only records that belong to the collections that your institution has activated in PC will appear in the lists.

    In Primo VE, accessing record's citations begins either under the Citations section on the record's Full Display page or from a record's action list on the Brief Results page. If citations are available, you can view related citations that are either cited in this record CitedByThisRecord_Icon.png or citing this record CitingThisRecord_Icon.png. For example:
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    Citation Links in the Full Display (New UI)
    After clicking one of the citation links, you will see the results list, which contains the related citations. In addition, you can see the path of selected citations above the results list. From the citation path, you can click specific records in the path to return to selected record's citations.
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    Citation Results and Path
    From the list of citations, you can extend the chain to the listed records by clicking a record's citation link.
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    Citation Links in Citation Results and Brief Results
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