Add Topics Page

Use this form to find topics (Index Terms) and add them to your search.

ValueDescription
Look-Up OptionsChoose how you would like to look for index terms. Options include:
  • Select Find to search for index terms
  • Select Hierarchy to browse by category
  • Select A-Z to browse alphabetically
Note: While using the Company index, the Hierarchy and A-Z functions are not available.
Change IndexSelect the type of index terms you would like to search. Options include:
  • All Index Terms (only available to search; not to browse)
  • Company (only available to browse; not to search)
  • Industry
  • Subject
  • Geography

You may change index without losing the index terms that you have already selected in the current index. The system remembers the items you have selected in each index until you click on OK or Cancel.

Note: If you have clicked on the Company name look-up link on the Company Profiles form, the Change Index drop-down list is not available.
Find TermsSelect a search method and then enter a word or part of a word (at least two characters). You may also use the AND, OR, and AND NOT connectors, except as noted below. Options include:
Containing
Finds index terms that contain the text you have entered in any part of the term (e.g., gas would find PETROLEUM & GAS)
Starting With
Finds index terms that begin with the text you have entered (e.g., gas would find GASOLINE)
Exactly Matching
Finds index terms that exactly match the text you have entered (e.g., gas would only find GAS)
Note: The AND connector cannot be used with the Starting With or Exactly Matching options. If you are searching for an Index Term that contains the word "and," use the & character. If you are searching for an Index Term or company name that contains the word "and", use the & character. For example, if you are searching for Procter and Gamble, enter Procter & Gamble.
FindClick on Find to launch your search.

The items below appear only after you click on Find.

ValueDescription
Results NavigationIf your search results fill more than a single screen, you may navigate through your results by clicking on the following icons:
First Page Icon
Click to view the first page of results
Previous Page Icon
Click to view the previous page of results
Next Page Icon
Click to view the next page of results
Last Page Icon
Click to view the last page of results
Tip: If you are viewing results from a company search, you may click on the headings at the top of the Results list to sort your results by company name or parent company.
Subject Directory checkboxesSelect the Index Terms that you would like to add to your search. The system adds a default connector for each Index Term, which you may change by clicking on the View Selected button and following the instructions on the form. You may also change the connectors and remove Index Terms after returning to the search form.
View term details iconClick for a brief description of this Index Term and a list of related Index Terms. If you are viewing results from a company search, click for a brief overview of this company.
View Corporate StructureThis feature is only available in company search results. Click on this link to browse a diagram of the company's corporate structure, including parent companies and subsidiaries. This feature is not available for all companies.
View SelectedClick on this button to review and/or change your selected Index Terms and the connectors used to add them to your search. The service remembers all of the Index Terms that you have selected across all indexes.
Note: You will also be able to change the connectors and remove Index Terms after returning to the search form.
CancelClick on this button to discard any changes you made to your Index Term selections and return to the search form.

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