Kresge Library News: Database Hints: ABI/Inform

June 23, 2006

Database Hints: ABI/Inform

Need to find articles over a certain length? You can do so in ABI/Inform. When searching, add the following to your search terms:

AND wc(>1000)

This will return articles with over 1000 words. You can make the number as big or small as you need. Try this example:

mergers AND wc(>1500)

All of the articles retreived will have more than 1500 word in them.

If you have any questions about this hint or other tricks for working with the library databases, please contact us at


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