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Criminology Collection

Searchable Fields

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

Field Name Label Search Examples & Explanation
Abstract  AB AB(community policing)

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.
Anywhere (default) solitary confinement OR "solitary confinement"

Enter keyword(s) without a field code label to search the entire record--including the text of FT articles.

Quotation marks will immediately help narrow results to those exact two terms.
Anywhere except full text ALL ALL(dogs)

Searches for keywords in the citation and abstract.

Will reveal results on service dogs, hero dogs, etc. 
Author AU AU(Hoover, John) or using the Author Lookup AU("Hoover, John H.")

Use to find documents written by a particular author. Try searching on both the full first name and initials in order to retrieve all publications by a specific author.

There is a Look up feature for this field.
Caption CAP CAP(photo) to reveal photos in the collection or CAP(shotgun) to reveal any time the word "shotgun" is used in a caption.
Cited Author CAU AU(Liederbach)

Use to search for an author that is part of the Cited References section of a record.
Cited Document Title CTI CTI("juvenile offenders‎")

Use to search for document titles that are part of the Cited References section of a record.

Use quotation marks to immediately narrow.
Cited Publication Date CYR CYR(August 2014)

Use to search for publication dates that are part of the Cited References section of a record.
Cited Publication Title CPUB CPUB(Criminology & Public Policy)

Use to search for a publication title that is part of the Cited References section of a record.
Company/Organization  ORG ORG(ACLU)

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

There is also a Look up feature for this field. 
Document Title TI TI(black lives matter)

Locates the occurrence of search words in the title of the article.
International Standard Serials Number ISSN ISSN(01419870)     

Looks for the eight digit International Standard Serials Number (ISSN), where available. Hyphens are optional.
Location  LOC LOC(Massachusetts‎)     

Specific geographic area or location.
Person  PER PER(Floyd, George)      

Finds articles mentioning a person.
Publication Title PUB PUB(Inside Cybersecurity)     

Specific publication or publications.
References REF REF(firearms‎)       

Looks for the data in a cited reference. It will search all of the main components of a cited reference (cited author, cited document title, cited publication date, and cited publication title). 
Subject Heading(All) SU SU(indictments‎)  

Look for articles about a specific subject.