Limiting a Search to a Specific Field
Use the drop-down boxes to limit search terms to the title, author, abstract, or caption text. Important to know:
Combining Search Terms
Use the drop-down boxes to combine search terms using the Boolean operators, AND/OR/NOT and NEAR 5/10/25. The NEAR operator looks for the combinations of keywords within 5, 10, or 25 words places of each other. Important to know: the NEAR operator only works when searching for single keyword combinations. For example, you may search for cat NEAR 5 dog, but not "domesticated cat" NEAR 5 dog.
Narrowing a Search
Use the “Narrow by” options to search only articles, include/exclude book reviews, search for content published during a particular time frame, or in a particular language.
Limit an Article Search to a Specific Discipline(s)
You can focus an article search in specific disciplines and titles using the checkboxes in the discipline list under the "Journal Filter" section.
A quick guide to search operators and using subject, title, and item type searches to find the content you are looking for. (8 Minutes)
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