Answered By: Emilie Codega
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2016     Views: 606

Factiva has a number of searchable fields that allow you to create a targeted search. The following table provides a guide to Factiva's field tags. To search using field tags, type the field tag followed by your search term into Factiva's free text search box.

Field Name

Field Tag

Description

Author

by=

Author's name

Art

art=

Captions, descriptions of graphics, etc.

Column

clm=

Column Name

Corrections

cx=

Corrections

Dow Jones Ticker Symbol*

co=

Company ticker symbol

Edition

ed=

Edition of Publication

Factiva Company Codes**

fds=

Factiva Company codes

Headline

hd=

Headline

Headline Group

hl=

Includes HD, SE, CLM

Headline/Lead Paragraph Group

hlp=

Includes HD, SE, CLM, LP, CX

Industry Code

in=

Industry codes

Language Code

la=

Document Language

Lead Paragraphs

lp=

First two paragraphs of a story

Page

pg=

Page of a publication

Notes/Reference

rf=

Notes associated with an article

Region Code

re=

Geographic Region codes

Section

se=

Section name

Source Restrictor Code

rst=

Publication source code

Source Name

sn=

Publication source name

News Subject Code

ns=

News subject codes

Text

td=

Text of article after lead paragraphs

Volume

vol=

Volume and/or number of publication

Word Count

wc> wc<

All words found in the Headline and Text groups

* Searchable fields, but not displayable fields in articles.
** Factiva Company Codes are searchable using the fds field tag, but are displayed in the CO field.