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Academic Search Complete: Current issue with Subject Terms

Added: 11 January 2017

EBSCO have confirmed that there is a known issue with using the search function within the ‘Subject Terms’ option on the following menu:

When known subject terms such as ‘Social Services’ are searched for, users are being presented with the following message:


However, this is incorrect as demonstrated below: 

As a workaround, EBSCO have suggested the following until the issue is resolved:

  1. Select ‘More’ from the menu, followed by ‘Indexes’:

  1.  From the drop-down titled ‘Browse an Index’ select ‘Subject Terms’. Now enter your term in the ‘Browse for’ box. E.g. Social Services. 


You should now be presented with a list of related subject terms from which you can make a selection. 

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