Searching the Descriptors Field
Searches the Headings and Keywords fields within a record.
Enter one or more terms connected with
Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT). Enter
complete terms or partial terms using wildcards
(* $ ?).
Descriptors Search Examples
wheat beer finds records of articles that contain the
descriptor wheat beer.
wheat bran OR wheat bread finds records of articles that
contain the descriptors wheat bran or wheat bread (or both).
wheat b* AND preservatives finds records of articles that
contain the descriptor called preservatives in either the Keywords or Headings
fields, and either wheat bran or wheat bread in either of these two fields.
Using the Search Aid
Click the FSTA Thesaurus link to view a list of descriptors
that you can add to your query.
Descriptors are thesaurus terms that are currently used in indexing product