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Law Journal Library Search Syntax

The following table displays the search fields that are available when searching in the Law Journal Library. The syntax is the text you would use when building the search (if you are using something other than the Field Search option). The example illustrates how the syntax is used in a search query.

Field NameSyntaxExample
Author/Creatorcreatorcreator:”Story, Joseph”
Volume Datedatedate:1808
Document/Article Titletitletitle:”Marbury v Madison”
Document/Article Descriptiondescriptiondescription:tributes
Country of Publicationcountrycountry:Canada
State of Publication (U.S. only)statestate:Alaska
Full Texttexttext:”Naval Court Martial”

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