Foreign & International Law Resources Database

Frequently Asked Questions


Searching Syntax

The following table displays the search fields that are available when searching in the Foreign and International Law Resources Database.  The syntax is the text you would use when building a search.  The example illustrates how the syntax is used in a search query.

Field Name Syntax Example
Document Creator/Author creator creator:"Brunnbauer, Ulf"
Volume Date date date:2002
Document Title (to search for cases, use this field) title

title:"international standards"

title: "Teresa Cicala"


Document Description description description:other
Full Text text text:"Danish Straits"


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