Learn these operators and tips for Google Scholar... then use them for Google searches too (and in other databases)!
How do I search by title?
Put the paper's title in quotations: "A History of the China Sea."
How do I sort by date?
Results are initially shown sorted by Relevance. Click on "Sort by date" to show the results in date order.
If you want to find recent papers, select the date range from the dropdown menu labeled anytime under the search box.
Click on "Since Year" to show only recently published papers, sorted by relevance;
Click on "Sort by date" to show just the new additions, sorted by date.
You can also receive newly added search results by email. To sign up for email updates, do a search as usual and click on the envelope icon on the left side of the page, labeled "Create alert."
How do I search by author?
Use the "author:" operator, e.g., author:"d knuth" or author:"donald e knuth". See our Advanced Search Tips for more information.
Abstracts are freely available for most of the articles. Some articles may require a paid subscription to read.
Try these tips to look for Full Text of an article.
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