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What is the difference between a keyword search and a subject (controlled vocabulary) search on a database?



A. A keyword can appear anywhere in the citation, article, or a part of the record that comes up as your result.
B. A subject is a category or topic assigned to a book or article when it is placed in a database.
C. All of the above.
D. None of the above.

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Asked by Ahuang, Last updated: Jan 21, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jul 10, 2017

The question is what is the difference between keyword and subject. the choices are not about difference

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Nov 18, 2016

A keyword can appear anywhere in the citation, article, or a part of the record that comes up as your result.
2. A subject is a category or topic assigned to a book or article when it is placed in a database.
3. All of the above.
 

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