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Keyword

A keyword search can be used to find keyword searches, publication year, ISBN, geographic codes, map data, and all the information found in the Author, Title, Notes, and Subject indexes.

Word (kw:)

 

  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label kw:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes  ---
Examples
  • kw:space and yr:2000-4
  • kw:space and kw:aeronautics
  • coffee or tea and house+
  • kw:space and yr:2000-4
  • kw:space and kw:aeronautics
Fields/Subfields

Same fields and subfields as the following indexes:

In addition, indexes:

  • 008 Date 1
  • 034 b c d e f g z 3
  • 052 a b
  • 255 a b c d e
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • System uses as default index if you omit an index label from a search.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • For 052 a and b:
    • Subfield a is indexed separately.
    • Each subfield b combined with subfield a is indexed separately.
  • Indexes single word only, but you can combine more than one keyword search.
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