List of Fields

List of Available Fields for Query and Output

The following table describes the fields that are available for query, filter, and output using the Ulrichsweb Search API.

Every field is not present for each record in Ulrichsweb. Where present for an individual title, the metadata elements noted below are returned in the Ulrichsweb Search API output.

Selected elements are expressed as true/false values. Controlled vocabulary is used within specific fields where noted in the table below.

Detailed technical documentation with Swagger UI visualization of supported Search_Query and FilterQuery FIELD metadata used in URI requests via HTTP GET and HTTP POST is here.

 

List of Available Fields
OutputDescriptionSearch_Query
<FIELD>
FilterQuery <FIELD>FilterQuery
<TERM>
Notes
IdSystem identifier for the individual serial (Do not confuse with titleId)
countryCountry of publicationcountry
country_description
countryISO Country Code
Text
e.g., DNK
e.g., Denmark
descriptionText describing what the serial is about
subjectUlrich’s subject classification(s)subject_keyword
formatsControlled vocabulary term(s) denoting the Format edition(s) in which the serial is available.formatformatAudio
Braille
CD-ROM
Email
LargeType
LooseLeaf
Microform
Online
Print
Video
statusControlled vocabulary term denoting the Publication Status of the serialstatusstatusA
C
R
M
S
ANP
AFP
Codes and their text equivalents:

A = Active
C = Ceased
R = Researched / Unresolved
M = Merged / Incorporated
S = Suspended
ANP = Announced Never Published
AFP = Announced For Publication

titleThe preferred title of the serialtitleText
titleIdUnique Ulrich’s identifier for the title of the serial
(Do not confuse with id)
titleIdNumeric
alt_titleVariant titles by which the serial is known.alt_titleText

Searches for Variant titles:
Alternate Title, Parallel Language Title, MEDLINE Abbreviation, or Abbreviated Title

spellAny title by which the serial is known.spellText

Searches for both Preferred and Variant titles

ISSNInternational Standard Serial Number of the format editionissnHyphenated, with check-digit

NNNN-NNNN
NNNN-NNNX

publisherName of commercial publisher of the serialpublisherText
startYearYear of first publicationYYYY
frequencyControlled vocabulary term denoting the Frequency of publicationAnnual
Biennial
Bi-monthly
Continuously
Daily
Fortnightly
Irregular
Monthly
Other
Quarterly
Semi-annually
Semi-monthly
Triennial
Weekly
languagesLanguage(s) in which the text of the serial is availableText
codenAlphanumeric code independently assigned by the Chemical Abstracts Service that uniquely identifies a serial, mainly for use on scientific and technical serialscodene.g., SCIQDX
otherFeaturesTranslatable codes representing additional feature(s) of the serialother_featureother_featureADI
BIA
BV
BIB
BRI
CHI
DRI
FRI
FSI
ILI
ITA
MAP
MKT
MRI
PAT
PRI
RRI
RPSA
RVI
SWRI
STAT
TRI
TRL
VRI
WRI
Codes and their text equivalents:

ADI = Advertising included
BIA = Back issues available
BV = Base volumes
BIB = Bibliographies included
BRI = Book reviews included
CHI = Charts included
DRI = Dance reviews included
FRI = Film reviews included
FSI = Free sample available
ILI = Illustrations included
ITA = Index to Articles
MAP = Maps included
MKT = Market prices
MRI = Music reviews included
PAT = Patents
PRI = Theater/Play reviews included
RRI = Recording reviews included
RPSA = Reprint available
RVI = Reviews included (any)
SWRI = Software reviews included
STAT = Statistics
TRI = Television reviews included
TRL = Trade literature
VRI = Video reviews included
WRI = Website reviews included

serialTypesControlled vocabulary term(s) denoting the type(s) of serialserial_typeserial_typeAbstract/Index
Bulletin
Catalog
Database
Directory
Handbook/Manual
Journal
Magazine
Monographic series
Newsletter
Newspaper
Proceedings
Report
Yearbook
deweyNumbersDewey Decimal Number(s) for the serial
lcnumberLibrary of Classification Number for the serial
pricePublisher-reported list price for the serialISO Currency Code followed by publisher’s list price for institutions
tocIndication of whether the serial displays Tables of Contents in Ulrichswebtrue
false
historicTitleIndication of whether the title is a former title of the serial (i.e., not the current title)true
false
refereedIndication of whether the serial is Refereed/peer-reviewedrefereedrefereedtruetrue
false
availableOnlineIndication of whether the serial is available in an online formattrue
false
openAccessIndication of whether the serial is available via Open Accessopen_accessopen_accesstruetrue
false
openAccessUrlIf serial is Open Access, the Open Access URL for the serial
reviewedIndication of whether the serial has a review or recommendation in the Ulrich s recordtrue
false
contentTypesControlled vocabulary term(s) denoting the primary target audience(s) of the serialcontent_typecontent_typeAcademic/Scholarly
Bibliography
Consumer
Government
Trade
keyFeaturesTranslatable codes representing key features Ulrich’s notes for the serialkey_featurekey_featureRPR
AVO
AI
EON
OPA
MLR
TOC
RSS
URL
JCR
CCC
Codes and their text equivalents:

RPR = Refereed/Peer-reviewed
AVO = Available Online
AI = Abstracted or Indexed
EON = Electronic-only
OPA = Open Access
MLR = Magazines for Libraries review (has)
TOC = Table of Contents (has)
RSS = RSS Availability
URL = Website URL
JCR = Journal Citation Reports
CCC = Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)

rssType, frequency, source, description and URL of RSS feed available for the serial
rssTypeCodeTranslatable code denoting the type of RSS feedCodes and their text equivalents:

AA = Article Alert
FI = Forthcoming Issues
LI = Latest issue
LP = Latest Papers
MI = Marketing Information
OAA = Open Access Article
RI = Recent issues
TOC = Table of Contents

rssFrequencyCodeTranslatable code denoting the frequency of the RSS feedCodes and their text equivalents:

AS = As available
B = Bi-monthly
BW = Bi-weekly
D = Daily
I = Irregularly
M = Monthly
Q = Quarterly
W = Weekly
Y = Yearly

rssSourceDescriptionName of the source of the RSS feed (e.g., Publisher)
rssUrlURL of the RSS feed
corporateAuthorsCorporate author(s) for the given titleIdtitleIdReturned in titleDetails response
mflReviewsMagazines for LibrariesTM Review(s) for the given titleIdtitleIdReturned in titleDetails response
publicationHistoryPublication history for the given titleId
(example: 1961-1968; New Series 1971-1977; New Series 1991 (vol.1, no.51)
titleIdReturned in titleDetails response
relatedTitlesIdentifier, ISSN, name, type, and type code of the Related Title(s) for the given titleIdtitleIdReturned in titleDetails response

Related Title Types:
Alternative Media Edition
Supplement
Series
Language Edition
Translation
Partial Translation
International Edition
Regional Edition
Seasonal Edition
Special Edition
Abridged Edition
Cumulative Edition
Alternative Frequency Edition
Issued With

titleHistoryDetailsComments, country, sequence number, ISSN, and title of the Historic (former) Titles for a given titleIdtitleIdReturned in titleDetails response
variantTitlesAbbreviated, alternate, MEDLINE, and parallel language titles for a given titleIdtitleIdReturned in title Details response