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Searchable Fields

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


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

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(356894)

Search the unique database ID for articles and documents.
Author AU AU(Mossberg Walt)     

Finds documents written by a particular author. Use the Look Up list to verify the various formats of the same name. 
Document Feature  DF DF(Maps)     

Searches for features in an article such as charts, diagrams, illustrations or photographs.
Document Number AN AN(1713554)       

Searches both the ProQuest document ID (applied to all documents) and the 3rd party document ID (applied to some databases, such as PsycINFO).
Document Text FT FT(food)    

Searches for keywords in the body of the article. 
Document Title TI TI(food)    

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

Finds specific document types such as article, business case, company profile, market research…
International Standard Book Number ISBN ISBN(9780549687191)      

Looks for the 12 and 13 digit International Standard Book Number (ISBN), where available. Hyphens are optional.
International Standard Serials Number ISSN ISSN(00014788)     

Looks for the eight digit International Standard Serials Number (ISSN), where available. Hyphens are optional.
Issue ISS ISS(8368)     

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

Original language of the document. 
Location as subject LOC LOC(france)     

Specific geographic area or location.
Person as subject PER PER(Christine Lagarde)      

Finds articles mentioning a person.
Publication date PD PD(19871020)     

Specific publication date. 
Publication Title PUB PUB(financial times)     

Specific publication or publications.
Source type SType STYPE(newspapers)     

Finds pecific source types such as books, newspapers or scholarly journals. 
Subject Heading(All) SU SU(higher education)  

Look for articles about a specific subject. A search for the subject heading “accounts,” will find articles with the subject accounts, health savings accounts or checking accounts. To run an exact subject search where only “accounts” is retrieved and not subject terms that contain additional terms, search using EXACT.       

SU.EXACT(accounts)
Volume VO VO(100)    

Volume of a resource.