Definitions for "FIELD SEARCHING"
A means of narrowing a database search in specific fields such as author, title, date, type of resource, type of web site, URL etc.
Ability to limit a search by requiring word of phrase to appear in a specifc field eg title, url
allows searching of different "areas" of the document. (e.g. you could search for the keyword "wine" in just the title field of a web document; you may also search for headings within a document or search for an image)