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Returns a reference to the requested model so that class level methods can be called on it.

Name Type Required Default Description
name string Yes Name of the model to get a reference to.
// The `model("author")` part of the code below gets a reference to the model from the application scope, and then the `findByKey` class level method is called on it
authorObject = model("author").findByKey(1);