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An abstract is a brief summary of a larger work. When you research a subject in one of the library’s databases, you will be presented with a list of citations with abstracts. By reading the abstracts, you can decide whether or not you want to read the entire text.

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Text: 978.241.7884

Bedford Campus Library: 781.280.3708

Lowell Campus Library: 978.656.3004