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Posted by: Sean Templeton
Date: December 11, 2008 01:52PM

I've searched the internet numerous different ways, and I can not find the answer to my question. I am creating an online library catalog for a non-profit homeschool library. My problem arises when I attempt to search for a book. For example, I want to search for all "Grade 5 History" books. Knowing already that there are Grade 5 "World" history books in the database too, still the only results I get are "Grade 5 History", it doesn't include the Grade 5 "World" History books. My next problem shows itself when I attempt to search multiple fields such as a publisher and subject. (Like Abeka math). Below is the query I'm currently using, and hope to change it to work the way I need. Any help is appreciated. I will answer any questions and/or provide any other data anyone needs to assist me. Thanks!


SELECT item.itemid, item.accessionnum, item.author, item.title, item.publisher, item.series, itemsubject.itemid, itemsubject.subject
FROM item INNER JOIN itemsubject on item.itemid=itemsubject.itemid
WHERE item.accessionnum LIKE '%txtSearchField%' OR item.author LIKE '%txtSearchField%' OR item.title LIKE '%txtSearchField%' OR item.publisher LIKE '%txtSearchField%' OR item.series LIKE '%txtSearchField%' OR itemsubject.subject LIKE '%txtSearchField%'

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