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 CDI (Central Discovery Index) to build the citation trails. Only records that belong to the collections that your institution has activated for CDI appear in the lists.
In Primo VE, accessing a 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 citing this record
or cited in this record
. For example:
Citation Links in the Full Display (New UI)
After selecting one of the citation links, the results list appears, 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 select specific records in the path to return to the selected record's citations.
Citation Results and Path
From the list of citations, you can extend the chain to the listed records by selecting the record's citation link.
Citation Links in Citation Results and Brief Results