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SQL LIKE function for table field not string literal

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mike99c asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005
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I am using SQL Server Express 2005.

I need to do a string compare in my query and it is something similar to:
ItemTexts.BookTitle LIKE '%Dictionary%'

In the above case I am checking for the existance of the string literal within the ItemTexts.BookTitle field.

However, instead of a string literal, the string to check is contained in another table field. But I obviously cannot do:
ItemTexts.BookTitle LIKE '%ItemCategories.LookupString%'

Can you explain how I can achieve the above bearing in mind it is between table fields?
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