Advanced Search Examples

Here are some ways to do an Advanced Search using Gale Directory Library. The eDirectory title(s) you are using may or may not be set up with these particular indexes, but the principle is the same.

Example 1

Logical operator Index Search term entered by the user
  SIC (ss) 5021
AND State (sc) MI

This search looks for company entries that reference the furniture industry (SIC 5021) in the state of Michigan.

Example 2

Logical operator Index Search term entered by the user
  Area Code (ar) 516
AND Sales-in 1,000s (sa) 1000-5000

This search looks for company entries whose telephone numbers are in the 516 area code and have sales between 1 million and 5 million dollars per year.


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  • Advanced Search
  • CCL Advanced Search
  • Advanced Search Indexes Based on the Publication(s) You Choose
  • Advanced Search Limiters
  • Search Tips