If you were searching for information about corruption in immigration, which of the following searches returns a more relevant record? Why?
Sample record - subject vs. keyword search
Megacities. (Cover Story).
Time. Jan 11, 1993. v141(n2). p28(11).
The world's metropolises are suffering from corruption,
pollution and plague, brought on by the never-ending immigration
from rural areas. The cycle of urban growth and decay continues.
Curitibo, Brazil is a model of how a city can use the resource of
THE MAFIA AND THE MEXICANS: CROOKED JUSTICE FROM THE INS
Washington Monthly 1973 5(2): 16-22.
Political corruption and favoritism permeate the Immigration and
Naturalization Service (INS).
Political Corruption Immigration and Naturalization
The keyword search finds the terms in any field of the record such as the abstract in the example above. This does not necessarily lead to the most relevant records. The subject search finds the terms in the subject field of the record which is the field that describes what the material is about.