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Where authors post their articles on their personal or institutional websites or repositories they should include the citation and link to the original published version of the article using the following format:

Originally published in Emerging Topics in Academic Libraries, 2014, 1(1). 
http://dx.doi.org/10.14211/etal.2014v1n1.3
 

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