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John M. Flaxman Library SAIC School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Library Search Guide

Looking at an item record

Screenshot of item record with labels


  1. Type of resource
  2. Title of the resource
  3. More information about the resource
    -Author(s) / Editors
    -Citation information
    -Brief description when available
  4. Peer reviewed icon (only for peer reviewed articles)
  5. Location
    -If digital it will appear as 'available online'
    -If physical it will indicate the library location
  6. These icons are to do more with the item record (not the resource) and are explained on the Using the icons page in this guide