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Linguistics Collection

Searchable Fields

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


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

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.  
Accession number AN AN(200102296)

A unique number assigned by a particular database as an additional means of locating a specific article.
Anywhere N/A (phonology)

Enter keyword(s) without a field code label to search the entire record.
Anywhere except full text ALL ALL(foreign language)

Searches for keywords in the citation and abstract. It is a full record search, but does not include a search on the full text.
Author AU AU(Sparks, Richard)

Finds documents written by a particular author. Use the Look Up list to verify the various formats of the same name.

Cited Author CAU CAU(Cowan, William)     

Searches for an author that is part of the Cited References section of a record. 
Cited Document Title CTI CTI(globalization)    

Search for document titles that are part of the Cited References section of a record. 
Cited Publication Date CYR CYR(October 1987)    

Searches for publication dates that are part of the Cited References section of a record. 
Cited Publication Title CPUB CPUB(economist)   

Searches for a publication title that is part of the Cited References section of a record. 
Company/Organization  ORG ORG(Department of Education)      

Searches for a company or other organizations featured prominently in an article. 
Document Text FT FT(speech synthesis)    

Searches for keywords in the body of the article. 
Document Title TI TI(Language Teaching at a Distance: An Overview of Research)    

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

Finds specific document types such as article, business case, company profile, market research…
International Standard Serials Number ISSN ISSN(0922-4777)     

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. 
Location  LOC LOC(Australia)     

Specific geographic area or location.
Person  PER PER(Alexander the Great)      

Finds articles mentioning a person.
Publication Title PUB PUB(American Journal of Speech - Language Pathology ) 

Used to search by a specific publication or publications. You can use the index to browse the list of publication included in LLBA.  

References REF REF(foreign language)       

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). 
Section SEC SEC(bilingual education)
Search for documents in a specific section of a publication.
Subject Heading(All) SU SU(cognitive grammar)
Use the subject search field to look for articles about a specific subject. A search for the subject heading “cognitive grammar,” will find articles with the subject cognitive grammar, construction grammar or cognitive style. To run an exact subject search where only “cognitive grammar” is retrieved and not subject terms that contain additional terms, search using EXACT.

SU.EXACT(cognitive grammar)