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Searchable Fields

Short Name Tag Description
Accession AC Accession Number. The item was part of an Accession. Useful for internal purposes. Not used for some collections.
Annotation JLA Annotation. Not used for some collections.
AnnotationDate JLD Date the annotation was last changed. For example, 2000-02-28 for an annotation changed February 28, 2000. Useful for internal purposes. Not used for some collections.
Box BX Box Number. The item is stored in this box number. Not used for some collections.
CollectionID CID Unique identifier associated with a collection.
Condition PH Physical condition of the original item.
Contributor CN Contributor. Would include Editor, Illustrator, Sponsor, etc.
Correspondent * Author or recipient of a piece of correspondence.
Creator AU Author or Creator.
Date DP Date of original item. For example, 1997-03-23 for a letter written March 23, 1997.
Description DS Description of an item.
Document * The item's full text content. Not part of metadata.
Folder F00 Folder name. Name of the folder containing the item.
Format FR Format. MIME-type.
Identifier UI Unique Identifier. Usually the item's Profiles in Science unique identifier, but sometimes imported from another database.
ID ID Profiles in Science unique identifier. Subset of UI.
Language LA Language. For example, English. Or "not applicable".
Mesh * NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) term(s).
Metadata * An aggregate of metadata fields. This allows multiple metadata fields to be searched at once.
OriginalFile FL Original file name. If the original file was electronic, full path and file name. Not used for some collections.
Pages * Number of pages in an item.
Publisher PB Publisher of original item.
QCFinalDate QC Date on which quality control was complete. For example, 1997-11-17. Useful for internal purposes.
Recipient RC Recipient. Useful for correspondence.
Relation RL Relation. Usually the internal unique identifiers of related items.
Rights RG Rights. Useful for identifying public domain items. Usually contains "Courtesy of..."
Series S00...S15 Series or subSeries
Source SO Source of original item. Useful for published items. Would contain source information such as book title, editor, ISBN, etc.
Subject SB Subject. Usually reserved for controlled vocabularies. Not used for some collections. Try searching Title, Description, or OCR text in Document Body.
Title TI Title of the item. Sometimes inferred.
Transcript * Transcript of an item. Particularly useful for handwritten items.
Type PT Type. Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) document type such as "articles".