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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Searchable Fields

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

Field Name Label Search Examples & Explanation
Abstract  AB AB(brutalist)

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(198001790)

Search the unique database ID for articles and documents.
Anywhere ALL ALL(frank gehry)    

Enter keyword(s) without a field code label to search the entire record.
Author AU AU(Etherington-Smith, Meredith)     

Finds documents written by a particular author. Use the Look Up list to verify the various formats of the same name. 
Conference CF CF(international congresses for modern architecture)     

Use to find articles related to specific conferences 
Corporate Author CA CA(CAST architecture)

Search for a company or other organizations responsible for the content of an article
Document Title TI TI(Barcelona)    

Locates the occurrence of search words in the title of the article.
Document Type DType DType(Interview)   

Finds specific document types such as article, business case, company profile, market research.
International Standard Serials Number ISSN ISSN(02794977)     

Looks for the eight digit International Standard Serials Number (ISSN), where available. Hyphens are optional.
Issue ISS ISS(11)     

Searches the issue number of a resource. 
Language  LA LA(Spanish)       

Original language of the document. 
Notes NT NT(Madrid)     

Use to search the notes field - displayed as "Supplemental Data"
Physical Description PH PH(axonometric drawings)   

Use to find articles with a particular graphic feature - displayed as "Document Feature"
Publication Title PUB PUB(AA files)     

Use to search for a specific journal title 
Publication Year YR YR(1987)     

Use to find a specific publication year
Reviewed Work RV RV(architecture)       

Use to find titles of reviewed books and exhibitions - displayed as "Related Work"
Source type SType STYPE(other)     

Finds pecific source types such as books, newspapers or scholarly journals. 
Subject / Artist SA SA(Office buildings)  

use the Subject / Artist search field to look for articles about a specific subject or architect
Update UD UD(2017-07-26)    

Use to search for articles uploaded to the database on a particular day. Use the date format: YYYY-MM-DD 
Volume VO VO(100)    

Volume of a resource.