Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP)

Advanced Fielded Search

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In the SmartSearch field, you can do document-area (field-specific) search.  SmartSearch allows one of the PEP schema fields to be specified, followed by search criteria.

The format is:

schema-fieldname: (arguments as described below)

Text Fields (full-text searchable fields)

These fields can be searched using word search methods, including Boolean search and proximity:

  • dreams – areas of documents identified as a description or the content of a dream
  • dialogs – discussions between identified speakers
  • headings – document section headings at all levels (not title area)
  • keywords – journal published list of relevant, descriptive concepts and words
  • notes – document sections identified as notes
  • panels – currently not used; TBD or TBDeleteed
  • poems – document sections identified as poems
  • references – the reference/bibliography section(s) of a document
  • quotes – document areas containing block quotes

String Fields (character data)

The following fields can be searched for character data (strings). These fields can be searched using exact matches only. But you can use Boolean logic.

    • language – These are codes like en, de, fr. The current breakdown is:
      • “en”,93955, “de”,17834, “fr”,10379, “it”,6872, “es”,4942, “nl”,1889, “tr”,628, “cs”,527, “el”,68, “zh”,13, “ko”,10, “he”,1
    • source – name of the journal, book, or video series the document is from
    • sourcecode – PEP code for the source of the journal, book, or video series the document is from
    • sourcetype – Whether the source is a journal, book, or videostream


language:FR OR ES                          French or Spanish

sourcecode:IJP OR ANIJP-FR       International Journal of Psychoanalysis, or Annual of the IJP (French)

Numeric Fields (Numbers and Ranges)

The following fields are numeric.

    • art_abs_count – count of abstracts and summaries
    • art_kwds_count – number of keywords
    • art_ftns_count – number of footnotes
    • art_terms_count – number of glossary terms found
    • art_quotes_count – number of markedblock quotations
    • art_dreams_count – number of marked dreams
    • art_dialogs_count – number of marked dialogs
    • art_notes_count – number of marked notes
    • art_poems_count – number of marked poems
    • art_citations_count – number of reference citations
    • art_headings_count – number of headings
    • art_paras_count – number of paragraphs
    • art_chars_count – number of characters
    • art_chars_no_spaces_count – number of characters, without counting spaces
    • art_words_count – number of words
    • art_authors_count – number of authors for the document
    • art_pg_count – number of pages
    • art_tbl_count – number of tables
    • art_fig_count- number of figures
    • art_reference_count (can also use reference_count) – number of bibliographic references
    • volume – number of the journal or book volume
    • year – publication year

They can be search for a number, or a range, using Solr syntax, e.g.,

art_pgcount:[10 TO 20]    Articles with page counts greater or equal to 10 and less than or equal to 20


art_pgcount:[10 TO *]     10 pages or more

Boolean connectors in uppercase can be used for logic, e.g.,

volume:21 OR 30             Volume 21 or Volume 30


year:[1999 TO 2000]     Years 1999 to 2000, essentially the two years.  Note: The square brackets are necessary for ranges, as is the word TO.