The advanced search will allow you to perform more complex searches, offering you a number of fields, such as Title, Author, document Type, or Publication date, to help you refine your search results.
To access the advanced Search, select the green drop-down arrow from the search bar, either on the homepage or at the top of any subsequent page.
To access all advanced search features, click on the “More Options” selection at the bottom of the advanced search.
Advanced Search Fields:
All Fields – Searches all bibliographic data and the full-text of the journal article. This field may also be searched using Semantic search technology.
Title – Searches only article titles
Creator/Author – Searches all author or creator names, including ORCID if available
Identifier Numbers – Searches for all identifying numbers, including DOE contract number, report number, non-DOE contract/award numbers, or other identifying numbers such as ISSN. This field searches the metadata fields OSTI ID, Report Number, Grant/Contract Number, Additional Journal Information, and DOI.
Publication Date – Searches for articles that were published within a specified timeframe. Select the starting date or ending date from the drop-down calendar OR type MM/DD/YYYY, e.g. 01/01/2014.
Publication from: 01/01/2014 retrieves all articles published on or after 1/1/2014.
Publication to: 01/01/2014 retrieves all articles published on or before 1/1/2014.
Full Text – Searches the full-text content of records with available resources in the OSTI.GOV collection
Resource Type – Allows you to filter your results up front by resource type, including Book/Monograph, Conference/Event, Dataset, Data Collection, Journal Article, Miscellaneous, Program Document, Software, Technical Report, and Thesis/Dissertation.
Subject – Searches both the standardized subject categories and keywords associated with the article
Site – Opens a drop-down pick list of various DOE sites, such as national laboratories, DOE offices, research sites, etc.
Research Org – Searches by the name(s) of the organization(s) that was funded and performed the research described in the article
Sponsoring Org – Searches the name(s) of the DOE program office(s) that provided the funding for the research contributing to the article
Update Date – Searches for records that were last updated within our system within a specified timeframe. Select the starting date or ending date from the drop down calendar OR type MM/DD/YYYY, e.g. 01/01/2014.
Updated from: 01/01/2014 retrieves all records updated in OSTI.GOV on or after 1/1/2014.
Updated to: 01/01/2014 retrieves all records updated in OSTI.GOV on or before 1/1/2014.
Limit to INIS/NSA records only – Limits records retrieved to just those that were published in the historical Nuclear Science Abstracts (NSA) collection
Limit to Nobel Prize winning records only – Limits records retrieved to only those of Nobel Prize winning research associated with the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies