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Global Newsstream: Searchable Fields

Access to the most influential and respected contemporary news resources from around the globe—from today’s news to backfiles dating back to the 1980s

Thesaurus

Global Newsstream offers Look ups, or browsable indexes, so you can easily find spelling or format variations of, for example, an journalist's name or a publication title. You can find the Look up links in the advanced search page, and they are available for the following searchable fields: Companies/organizations, Locations, NAICS codes, People, Publications and Subject headings.

For a description with examples of all possible fields in Global Newsstream, please see the searchable fields table to the right.

Note: Look ups are also available from the Command Line search (through the Look up terms link).

Searchable Fields

From the Advanced Search form, you can use the following searchable fields in the dropdown for refining your search:

Field Name

Label

Search Examples & Explanation

Abstract

 AB

AB(revolution)

We use the provided abstract with little or no modification, or have members from our editorial team write an abstract from scratch, drawing on the article’s text and concepts. Our team’s goal is to make the article’s point as clearly and succinctly as possible.

Abstracts are available from 1987.

Author

AU

 

AU("james patterson")

Use to find documents written by a particular author. 

Column

COL 

COL(book review)

Search for regular features that contain an opinion or point of view

Company/Organization

ORG

 

ORG(Humana) 

Search for a company or other organizations featured prominently in an article.

Date Line

DLN 

DLN(Detroit)

Search an articles datelines that often appear in newspaper articles just after the article title and provide the date and place of the original article

Document Text

FT

FT(Mortgage backed securities)

Search for keywords in the body of the article.

Document Title

TI

 

TI(opposes)

Locates the occurrence of search words in the title of the article.

Image Caption

CAP 

CAP(Oil Rig)

Search for a brief description usually accompanying an illustration or photograph

Location

LOC

LOC(Indianapolis)

Search for a specific geographic area or location.

NAICS

NAICS

NAICS(334111)

The NAICS code defines the economic activity of a business as defined by the US Census Bureau.

 Page

 PAGE

PAGE(A1)

Search for specific pages of a newspaper

Person

PER

PER(Jennifer Lawrence)

Use to find articles about a person.

Product Name

NP

NP(Kindle)

Use to find articles about a specific product.

Publication Title

PUB

 

PUB(financial times)

Use to search by a specific publication or publications.

Section

SEC

SEC(Sports)

Search for documents in a specific section of a newspaper