Limiting the Search

Limiting the search

Search engines offer some easy and quick ways to limit the search to more focused results. These limitations typically include the year of publication, language, format or type, topic etc.

Limitations can be added before or after the execution of a query.

Example of limiting the search before the query (in Scopus database)


Example of limiting the list of results (in Scopus)


Watch a video explaining the use of limiters and other database tools of the Ebsco database (1:52):