Search Operators: let you connect multiple words together into a single search statement.
Field-Restricted Searches: help you search for articles using specific infromation.
Field Names List: for using with Field-Restriced Searches and sample use.
Following is a list of Search Operators and brief descriptions of how they will help you build a search.
ADJ is a default Query Operator.
|Operator ||Sample Use ||Find articles containing ... |
|AND ||internet AND programming || internet and programming in the same article.|
|OR ||internet OR programming || internet or programming, or both, anywhere in the entire article.|
|NOT ||internet AND NOT programming || internet but not programming.|
|NEAR ||internet NEAR/3 programming || internet occurs within 3 words near programming.|
|ADJ ||internet ADJ programming || programming appears immediately after internet.|
|W/n ||internet W/3 programming || programming occurs within 3 words after internet.|
|? ||int??net || matches internet, intranet...|
|* ||inter* || matches inter, internet, international...|
|+ ||program+ || matches program, programmed, programming, programmer...|
|# ||program# || matches program, but not programmed, programming, programmer...|
For example: internet programming would be the same as internet ADJ programming
Query-Time Stemming is turned off. Use + to force a search for all variants of a query term.
For example: program would be the same as program#.
- Field restriction operator for a single word in the query; specifiesthat the word before the colon is to be searched only against field.
Example: smith:author specifies that the author field is to be searched for the query word smith.
- field1, field2...Field restriction operator for the entire query; specifies that the entire query is to be searched against fields.
Example: kirk douglas/F:text, author, title specifies that kirk and/or douglas need to be in either the text, author, or the title field for the record to be retrieved.
- Numeric match operator; specifies that field must exactly match num, where num is a non-negative number.
Example: year=1982 requires
the contents of the year field to contain 1982.
Fields help you search for articles using specific information, such as an author or a company name. The list below highlights the most frequency used fields.
|These are the fields and what they can help you find. ||Sample Use|
|FILENAME ||Digital Object File ||(Prakeaw_Temple.gif):FILENAME |
|MAINT ||Article Title ||(Unseen):TITLE |
|TITLE_ALTER ||Title Alternative
||(Prakeaw Temple):TITLE_ALTER |
|SUBJECT_CLASSIFICATION||Subject Classification||(Building):SUBJECT_CLASSIFICATION |
|CONTRIBUTOR ||Contributor ||(K.Laddawan):CONTRIBUTOR |
|PUBLISHER ||Publisher Name ||(Magaret P.Roger):PUBLISHER |
|DATE_CREATED||Date Created of Documents||(20010421):DATE_CREATED
|DATE_ISSUED||Date Issued of Documents||(20010421):DATE_ISSUED
|DATE_MODIFIED||Date Modified of Documents||(20010421):DATE_MODIFIED|
|TYPE ||Type ||(Image):TYPE |
|FORMAT ||Format ||(GIF):FORMAT |
|SOURCE ||Source ||(History Book):SOURCE|
|LANGUAGE ||Language ||(tha):LANGUAGE |
|RELATION ||Relation ||(Fortunesiam Webmaster):RELATION |
|COVERAGE ||Converge ||(Bangkok Thailand.):COVERAGE |
|RIGHTS ||Copy Rights||(Copy Right by web master.):RIGHTS |
|ANNOTATION ||Annotation ||(Dr. Aung No):ANNOTATION |
|THESIS_LEVEL||Degree Level||(Bachelor Degree):THESIS_LEVEL
|THESIS_GRANT||Degree Grantor||(Bangkok University):THESIS_GRANT
|CONTENT ||Full Text ||(Temple):CONTENT |