Use Technological Tools

Field searching


Some databases and Web search engines can search for keywords in specific fields. In the example below, notice that the keywords “insider trading” find the record of a book on this topic because “insider trading” is in the Subject field of the record.

For example,

Most online catalogs can search for keywords in the:

Author Field

Title Field

Note Field

Subject Field

Remember to use to determine how databases and search engines search by fields.