Searching the Corporate Author Index
This index allows you to select one or more
corporate authors to add to your search
query. Selected names are searched in the Corporate Author(s) field of a record.
Click a letter to browse through an alphabetical section of the index. This
feature is useful if you do not know the exact spelling of a name or want to
find out if a name appears in various ways in MEDLINE. Be sure to search for
abbreviations as well as full names.
Move To Option
Enter a name or the first few characters of a name in the text box.
Click the Move To button to go to a list of names that begin
with the characters that you entered.
Click the Add button to select a name from the list. The
selected name is added to the text box at the bottom of the page.
Click OK to transfer the selected name(s) to the search
field on the General Search / Advanced Searh page.
Enter a word or phrase in the Find text field. Wildcards (* $ ?) are
permitted. You must enter at least two characters before a wildcard. For
If you omit the wildcard, the system will find only exact matches:
adolescent will not match adolescents.
- Click the Find button to retrieve names from the index that
contain the text you entered. For example, if you enter
adolescen*, you will retrieve every group author name that
contains the text adolescen, such as ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION STUDY GRP
and COMM ADOLESCENCE.
Click the Add button to add a name to your search. You may
select multiple names. Multiple names are joined by the OR operator.
Click OK to transfer the selected name(s) to the search box
on the Basic Search or Advanced Search page.
For a complete list of journals in the product, go to our
Master Journal List.
After you access the Master Journal List page, select the Journal
Alerts tab. Then select a searchable index to:
Find a specific journal by title, title words, or ISSN.
View a list of all journals.
View a list of all journals covered in a specific subject category.
View a list of all journal coverage changes.
Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) are treated as regular alphabetic
characters. Do not use them in your search.