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The Brief Record

The hit list of records is displayed in a brief format for ease of browsing. The brief display for journal articles includes article title, author(s), journal title, year, volume, part and page numbers. If the record includes an abstract, it wiill also display Abstract available.Conference records include paper title, authors, title of conference proceedings, year, volume or number of conference and page numbers.

It is possible to expand the record detail on the results page by clicking the show more record detail button: show more record detail button

This option adds the publisher, frequency, and abstract to the results. It can be turned off again by clicking the show less record detail button: show less record detail button

Records are displayed 25 to a page. Use the Next and Previous buttons, or First and Last buttons, to navigate through the screens.

Search Terms/Sort Order

Your search terms are given at the top of each display page along with details of the sort order, e.g.

search terms/sort order

The default order in which the records are presented is reverse date (i.e. most recent first). You can change this to date (i.e. oldest first) or title (results are sorted alphabetically by article/paper title, excluding common words such as the, an, a etc.) by selecting the appropriate option from the pull-down menu and then using the Re-sort button. If your result list includes more than 500 records the results cannot be sorted.

Viewing Full Records

Click the record title to view the full record of any item. Use the Next button and Previous button to navigate through results. To return to the brief record display, select the Brief Records button.

Tagging Records

Use the checkbox next to the record number to tag (and untag) a selection of records to send to an email account or download as a text file.

Emailing records

If you wish to email only some of the records in your results list, you must tag them first by using the checkbox at the left hand side of the records to tick the ones you wish to select. Click on the Email Records button at the top or bottom of the screen and enter your email address in the box provided. You are given the option to email the records in one of two formats: long labels and short labels. Records with short labels contain abbreviated two-letter fieldnames e.g. AU for Author(s), TI for Article Title and so on. Such records look like this:

	AU: Tejwani, G. A.
	TI: Opioid involvement in smoking behavior
	JT: EUROPEAN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
	IS: 0924-977X
	PD: 2000
	IU: VOL 10; NUMBER ; SUPP/3
	PG: 120
	FQ: Quarterly: 4 issues per year
	PB: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
	PP: Netherlands
	LA: English
	DC: 616.8
	DC: 615.1
	LC: RC
	SM: 3829.765350
	ID: RN100229018

Records with short labels may be easier to import into reference management software such as EndNote and BookWhere. (Note: we have created a filter for use with EndNote, see the Z39.50 Access page for further information and to download the filter.)

Records with long labels contain full-length fieldnames e.g. Author(s), Article Title etc. Such records look like this:

	Author(s):       Tejwani, G. A.
	Article Title:   Opioid involvement in smoking behavior

	Journal Title:   EUROPEAN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
	ISSN:            0924-977X
	Year:            2000
	Volume/Issue:    VOL 10; NUMBER ; SUPP/3
	Page(s):         120
	Frequency:       Quarterly: 4 issues per year

	Publisher:       Netherlands :  ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
	Language:        English
	Dewey Class:     616.8
					 615.1
	LC Class:        RC
	BLDSC shelfmark: 3829.765350

	ZETOC ID: RN100229018

Choose which format you would like your records in by selecting the appropriate option from the drop-down menu. You may also change the subject of the email from the default 'ZETOC records' if you wish. If you tagged some records, you will be given the option to email just those that you have tagged or all the records from your search (to a maximum of 500). If you did not tag any records the email will automatically contain all the records from your search (to a maximum of 500). Now select the Email Records button and the records will be sent.

Downloading records

You can download your search results and save them to disk as a plain text file which can then be imported into bibliographic software. If you wish to download only some of the records, you must tag them first by selecting the checkbox at the left hand side of the records so they have ticks in them. (To untag a record select the checkbox again). Click on the Download button at the top or bottom of the screen. You are given the option to download the records in one of two formats: long labels and short labels. Records with short labels contain abbreviated two-letter fieldnames e.g. AU for Author(s), TI for Article Title and so on. Such records look like this:

	AU: Tejwani, G. A.
	TI: Opioid involvement in smoking behavior
	JT: EUROPEAN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
	IS: 0924-977X
	PD: 2000
	IU: VOL 10; NUMBER ; SUPP/3
	PG: 120
	FQ: Quarterly: 4 issues per year
	PB: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
	PP: Netherlands
	LA: English
	DC: 616.8
	DC: 615.1
	LC: RC
	SM: 3829.765350
	ID: RN100229018

Records with short labels may be easier to import into reference management software such as EndNote and BookWhere. (Note: we have created a filter for use with EndNote, see the Z39.50 Access page for further information and to download the filter.)

Records with long labels contain full-length fieldnames e.g. Author(s), Article Title etc. Such records look like this:

	Author(s):       Tejwani, G. A.
	Article Title:   Opioid involvement in smoking behavior

	Journal Title:   EUROPEAN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
	ISSN:            0924-977X
	Year:            2000
	Volume/Issue:    VOL 10; NUMBER ; SUPP/3
	Page(s):         120
	Frequency:       Quarterly: 4 issues per year

	Publisher:       Netherlands :  ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
	Language:        English
	Dewey Class:     616.8
					 615.1
	LC Class:        RC
	BLDSC shelfmark: 3829.765350

	ZETOC ID: RN100229018

Choose which format you would like your records in by selecting the appropriate option from the drop-down menu. If you tagged some records, you will be given the option to download just those that you have tagged or all the records from your search (to a maximum of 500). If you did not tag any records the file will automatically contain all the records from your search (to a maximum of 500). Select the Send file button and save the file.

Editing a Search

Your current search terms are highlighted at the top of each display screen. Select the link to return to the original search to edit and run.

Glossary

If you are unfamiliar with any of the terms or expressions used throughout this site, please see the zetoc Glossary.