An accessible version of the Searchable Fields table is available below.
|Field Name||Label||Search Examples & Explanation|
We use the ERIC-provided abstract, which ERIC defines as "a brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource."
|Anywhere except full text||ALL||ALL("No Child Left Behind Act")
ALL("teacher efficacy" AND "pupil behaviour")
ALL searches for keywords in the citation and abstract. It is a full record search, but does not include a search on the full text.
|Cited Document Title||CTI||CTI("behavioral interventions")
Search for document titles that are part of the Cited References section of a record.
|Cited Publication Date||CYR||CYR(2000)
Searches for publication dates that are part of the Cited References section of a record.
|Cited Publication Title||CPUB||CPUB("Environment & Behavior")
Searches for a publication title that is part of the Cited References section of a record.
|Classification Codes||CC||CC(ENA 04: Environmental Education) CC(80: Management and Marketing)
Classification Codes define business topics. They are a fast way to precisely target a search by topic, industry or market, geographical area, or article type.
|Company/Organization||ORG||CA(University of California, Los Angeles)
CA(United States Institute for Peace)
CA(World Bank, Human Development Network)
Searches for a company or other organizations featured prominently in an article.
|Digital Object Identifiers||DOI||DOI(10.1007/s10639-011-9167-7)
Searches for documents with DOIs using the DOI search.
Searches for features in an article such as charts, diagrams, illustrations or photographs.
|ProQuest ID Number
ERIC Accession Number
Searches both the ProQuest document ID (applied to all documents) and the 3rd party document ID (applied to some databases, such as PsycINFO) and Searches the ERIC-assigned Document Number (ED Number) or ERIC Journal Number (EJ Number).
Searches for keywords in the body of the article.
|Document Title||TI||TI("self-directed learning")
Locates the occurrence of search words in the title of the article.
Finds specific document types such as article, business case, company profile, market research…
|International Standard Book Number||ISBN||ISBN(9781412996488)
Looks for the 12 and 13 digit International Standard Book Number (ISBN), where available. Hyphens are optional.
|International Standard Serials Number||ISSN||ISSN(00036846)
Looks for the eight digit International Standard Serials Number (ISSN), where available. Hyphens are optional.
Searches the issue number of a resource.
Original language of the document.
Specific geographic area or location.
Finds articles mentioning a person.
Finds articles mentioning a specific product.
|Publication date||PD||PD(June 2012)
Specific publication date.
|Publication Title||PUB||PUB("British Journal of Educational Psychology")
Specific publication or publications.
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).
Finds pecific source types such as books, newspapers or scholarly journals.
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.
Volume of a resource.