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EconLit

Searchable Fields

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

Searchable Fields

Field Name

Label

Search Examples & Explanation

Abstract

 

AB

AB(econometrics)

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.

Accession number

AN

AN(1395488)

Search the unique number for articles and documents.

Anywhere except full text

NOFT

NOFT(Ben Bernanke)

Search in all fields in the citation and abstract.

Author

AU

AU(Mossberg Walt)

Use to find documents written by a particular author.  All Authors are indexed as they appear in the journal.

Use the Author Name lookup to locate variations on the author's name or manually enter an Author search query for both the full first name and the initials in order to retrieve all publications by a specific author. A query can be structured as (last name, first name) or (first name last name).

Author affiliation

AF

AF(Yale)

Search by affiliation

Copyright

CY

CY(2003)

The year a resource is copyrighted for publication.

Document text

FT

FT(Econometric models)

Search for keywords in the body of the article.

Document title

TI

TI(BRIC)

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

International Standard Book Number

ISBN

ISBN(9780199553433)

This search field looks for the 12 and 13 digit International Standard Book Number (ISBN), where available. Hyphens are optional.

International Standard Serials Number

ISSN

ISSN(0022-0515)

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

Issue ISS

ISS(8368)      

Searches the issue number of a resource. 

Language

LA

LA(Chinese)

Use to locate the original language of the document.

Location LOC

LOC(Austin)      

Specific geographic area or location.

Publisher PB

PB(The Economist)      

Specific publisher. 

Publication Date

PD

PD(20171201)     

Specific publication date. 

Publication title

PUB

PUB(Journal of Economic Literature)

Used to retrieve documents from a specific publication title.

Source Type

STYPE 

STYPE(working paper)      

Finds pecific source types such as books, dissertations or scholarly journals. 

Subject Heading (All)

SU

SU(Accounts)   

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.