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Academic Search Premier: Subject Terms

What are subject terms?

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  • The "official" database vocabulary
  • Words and phrases that have been chosen to describe article topics
  • Words and phrases that will provide a more focused, accurate search

    How can I locate subject terms for my search?

    Subject terms are available in the following areas:

      • On the results list page, locate the Subject: Thesaurus Term or Subject boxes in the left column. Click on boxes in front of subject terms, then click Update to add them to your search.
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    • In the individual article record, click on a subject term to run a new search for articles with the term< Subjects in individual record