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Why is search displaying a Publication Exact Match for my search when the search terms do not match the title?

When conducting a search in EBSCO Discovery Service, or Full Text Finder, the exact match feature will display a title at the top of the search results if EBSCO finds a unique exact match in your holdings for the title.  The exact match record appears when the search terms match either the primary title, used for the record display, or an alternative title.

If multiple publication records match the search terms then no exact match record will display.  A title must be unique for the exact match record to display.  Note, this also applies to publications that share alternative titles.

Click on the title name to view the Detailed Record for the publication which will show all of the alternative, or previous titles, for a publication record.