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Searching the Year Published Field

Enter a four-digit year or a range of years to find records published in a particular journal.

It is advisable to enter a publication year combined with another field. For example, enter a publication year and enter the Publication Name and/or Topic, Title, Author data.

When entering a range of years, restrict your search to five years or less; otherwise, processing slows down and the product may return too many unproductive results.

Remember that the value you enter in the Year Published field always overrides any selected Timespan value.

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Search Examples
  • Biosensor* AND 2012
  • Biosensor* AND 2006-2012
  • Biosensor* AND 2011 OR 2012
  • Cagnin A AND 2009
  • Journal of the Neurological Sciences AND 2010
Search Tip

Do not use a wildcard to indicate a year range. For example, the search 2009-2010 will retrieve records for these two years, but 200* will return an error message.