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Publicly Available Content Database

Searchable Fields

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

Field Name Label Search Examples & Explanation
Abstract  AB AB(child welfare worker)

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.
Anywhere except full text ALL ALL(credit default swaps)     

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(Mossberg Walt)     

Finds documents written by a particular author. Use the Look Up list to verify the various formats of the same name. 
Company/Organization  ORG ORG(Ford)      

Searches for a company or other organizations featured prominently in an article. 
Document Text FT FT(Mortgage backed securities)    

Searches 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.
Location  LOC LOC(Austin)     

Specific geographic area or location.
NAICS NAICS NAICS(334111)   

The NAICS code defines the economic activity of a business as defined by the US Census Bureau.
Person  PER PER(Christine Lagarde)      

Finds articles mentioning a person.
Product Name NP NP(Kindle)      

Finds articles mentioning a specific product.
Publication Title PUB PUB(financial times)     

Specific publication or publications.
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)