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Field searching




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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.