Keyword Searching

Below is a sample record from the online article database Academic Search Complete. The field names are listed in the column on the left. The names given to these fields may vary from database to database.

Sample Fields for a Keyword Search: Author, Title, Year, Subject Headings, Abstract or summary of contents

This example includes "Source" as a field and refers to the magazine, newspaper, or scholarly journal title, which is not to be confused with the article title.

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