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Name

Also called Author in FirstSearch; formerly called Author in Connexion.

This index searches for any people and corporations that have participated in the creation of the item, including sponsors, editors, directors, actors, illustrators, and many other roles.

Word (au:)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label au:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes  ---
Examples
  • au:sagan
  • au:saint-arroman
Fields/Subfields
  • 100 a-d j q u
  • 110 a-e n u
  • 111 a c d e n q u
  • 245 c
  • 505 r
  • 508 a
  • 511 a
  • 550 a
  • 700 a-d j q u
  • 710 a-e n
  • 711 a c d e n q
  • 720 a
  • 770 a
  • 773 a
  • 780 a
  • 785 a
  • 787 a
  • 800 a-d q u
  • 810 a-e n
  • 811 a c d e n q
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Formerly called Author.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • There are no common word exclusions recognized by this search index.
  • There are no stopwords recognized by this search index.
  • Called Author.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • There are no stopwords recognized by this search index.
  • Use single quotes around 'le' and other words that are operators. Operators supported in FirstSearch: Boolean search operators, wildcards; operators included are le, ge, it, gt, n, near, w, with, and, or, not.
Phrase (au=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label au=
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes  ---
Examples
  • au=sagan, carl
  • au=sagan carl
  • au=saint-arroman
Fields/Subfields
  • 100 a-d j q
  • 110 a-d n
  • 111 a c d e n q
  • 700 a-d j q
  • 710 a-e n
  • 711 a c d e n q
  • 720 a
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Called Author.
  • Retaining first comma is optional.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • Use double quotes around exact phrases; omit single quote from 'le' operator when the double quote is used to search for an exact phrase.
  • There are no stopwords recognized by this search index.
Whole phrase (auw=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label auw= --- ---
Search? Yes --- ---
Browse? Yes --- ---
Examples auw=sagan, carl 1934- --- ---
Fields/Subfields
  • 100 a-d j q
  • 110 a-d g n
  • 111 a c d e g n q
  • 700 a-d j q
  • 710 a-d g n
  • 711 a c d e g n q
  • 800 a-d j q
  • 810 a-d g n
  • 811 a c d e g n q
--- ---
Qualifier Index? No --- ---
Notes --- ---

 

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