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Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Collection

Searchable Fields

An accessible version of the Searchable Fields table is available below.


Field Name Label Search Examples & Explanation
Abstract  AB
AB((single command uplink cycle) and (microscopic imaging))

AB(Athena Microscopic Imager Instrument)

We use the journal-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.

The abstract provided by the journal is reproduced with little or no modifications. If no abstract is provided, one is created by the ProQues editorial team, drawing on the article’s text and concepts.  Abstracts are available from 1987.
Accession Number AN AN(2128107505)

Search the unique database ID for articles and documents.
Author AU AU(lane, hobson)

AU(lane)

Use to find documents written by a particular author. 
Author Affiliation AF
AF(Northrup Grumman)

Use this field to retrieve documents associated to a particular institution.
Classification CL CL(18 Spacecraft Design, Testing and Performance)

CL(18)

Use to search classification.
Conference CF
CF(infotech@aerospace 2005)

Use to retrieve papers from a specific conference.
Editor ED ED(smith, richard)

ED(smith)
ISSN ISSN ISSN(0146-3705)

This search field looks for the eight digit International Standard Serials Number (ISSN), where available. Hyphens are optional.
Language LA LA(Spanish)

Use to find documents in a specific language.
Publication Date PD PD(20191220)

Use to find a specific publication date. Can be searched as:

(YYYYMMDD) = (20191220)

(YYYY and month) or (month and YYYY)= (2019 and Dec) or (Dec 2019)

The use of <, >, and – are supported to specify before or after a specific date and a date range.

E.g.  for records with publication dates after 2019, use the following format: PD(>2019).
Publication Title PUB PUB(Journal of Cloud Computing)
Publication Type RTYPE RTYPE(conference paper)
Publication Year YR YR(2019)

Used to search documents published in a specific year.
Publisher PB PB(american institute of aeronautics and astronautics)

Used to retrieve documents from a specific publisher.
References REF REF(smith, j)                              

REF((smith, j) and (EVA and lunar strategy))

Use the reference search field to look for articles which cite a specific article, author or journal. It will search all components of a cited reference (cited author, cited publication, cited title or cited year).
Report Number RP RP(aiaa paper 2005-6919)

RP(2005-6919)
Source SO SO(Infotech@Aerospoace 2005)

SO(Infotech@Aerospoace and 2005)
Subfile SFL SFL(aerospace & high technology)
Subject SU SU(space robots)                       

SU(autonomous navigation)
Title TI TI(autonomous and inspection and robot*)

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