Limiting searches

Usually, searches can be limited according to certain characteristics; in many databases you can use the following specifying features:

  • Date, specifying since what time or between which dates should the document have been published.
  • Full-text, specifying that only full texts are needed.
  • Publication/Journal, in case you want to search only within a specific journal.
  • Publication type, specifying books, articles, etc.

Basic Search offers less possibilities for limiting your search; Advanced Search offers some more. In databases on some specific field of science you can limit your search according to many specific features.

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