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Use this form to browse a hierarchy of 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.
Open TreeClick to browse deeper into a category. If you select a "parent" Index Term but not the "child" Index Terms beneath it, your search will still find documents that match the child Index Terms.
Close TreeClick to collapse a category. If you select a "parent" Index Term but not the "child" Index Terms beneath it, your search will still find documents that match the child Index Terms.
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 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.
OK - Add to SearchClick on this button to add the Index Terms you have selected to your search.
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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