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Personal Name

Find the fields, subfields, notes, and product availability for the Personal Name word (pn:), phrase (pn=), and whole phrase (pnw=) indexes.

This index searches for all people who have participated in the creation of the item, including sponsors, editors, directors, actors, illustrators, and many other roles.

Word (pn:)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label pn:
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes ---
Examples
  • pn:shamu
  • pn:lemaire
  • pn:brooks and yr:1949
  • pn:shamu
  • pn:lemaire
  • pn:brooks AND yr:1949
Fields/Subfields
  • 100 a-d q u
  • 700 a-d j q u
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • There are no stopwords recognized by this search index.
  • Scan index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca pn:shamu). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
Phrase (pn=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label pn=
Search? Yes Yes Yes
Browse? Yes Yes ---
Examples
  • pn=sitting bull
  • pn=lemaire, gerard-georges
  • pn=brooks, gwendolyn
Fields/Subfields
  • 100 a-d q
  • 700 a-d j q
Qualifier Index? No
Notes
  • Put the last name first with the first comma retained.
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • There are no stopwords recognized by this search index.
  • In Connexion, scan index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca pn=sitting bull). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
Whole phrase (pnw=)
  Connexion FirstSearch WorldShare and WorldCat Discovery
Label pnw= --- ---
Search? Yes --- ---
Browse? Yes --- Yes  (WorldShare Record Manager only)
Examples pnw=brooks, gwendolyn 1917- --- ---
Fields/Subfields
  • 100 a-d j q
  • 700 a-d j q
--- ---
Qualifier Index? No --- ---
Notes
  • Supports non-Latin script searches.
  • There are no stopwords recognized by this search index.
  • Scan index from the Command Line Search by entering the Scan command (sca), the index label with appropriate punctuation, and the term, and then clicking Search (example: sca pnw=brooks, gwendolyn 1917-). For more information, see Browse (scan an index).
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