The Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology offers a simple full text search field and an advanced search option. The simple full text search allows searching for one or more search terms or a phrase in the whole article irrespective of its appearance in the title, abstract, main text or elsewhere in the paper. The advanced search option allows the user to search for a word or a phrase explicitly in any of the following search fields:
In the advanced search entries in several search fields can be combined to one query. Multiple fields will be linked to form a combined query with the operator "and". Only articles which match all the search terms will be displayed as result of the combined search.
The result of a search, irrespective of the search field used, is a list of articles which contains the search term in the corresponding section.
On the search result page you can select "New Search" to open a new empty advanced search page or "Modify Search" to open the advanced search page showing the latest search terms for modification.
|aromatic||Search for all articles which contain the word "aromatic" in the corresponding search field.|
|aromatic aldehyde||Search for all articles which contain the words "aromatic" or "aldehyde" or both in the corresponding search field.|
|(+aromatic +aldehydes)||Search for all articles which contain both words "aromatic" and "aldehydes" in the corresponding search field.|
|(+aromatic -aldehydes)||Search for all articles which contain the word "aromatic" but not the word "aldehydes" in the corresponding search field.|
|"aromatic aldehydes"||Search for all articles which contain the exact phrase "aromatic aldehydes" in the corresponding search field.|
|benz*||Search for all articles containing words in the corresponding search field which begin with "benz", such as "benzene" or "benzyl".|
|benz*yl||Search for all articles containing words in the corresponding search field that are beginning with "benz" and are ending with "yl", such as "benzyl" or "benzoyl".|
|benzyl~||Search for all articles which contain words in the corresponding search field that are close to the word "benzyl", such as "benzoyl".|
|Full Text||If all sections of an article are to be searched the "Full Text" search field must be used.|
|Authors||Authors can be searched for by their last (family) name or by their full name, for example, "Schimmel" as last (family) name or "Thomas Schimmel" as full name. When searching for a full name the whole entry should be entered with quotation marks. A search for the full name without quotation marks results in a list of articles regarding authors named "Thomas" or "Schimmel" or "Thomas Schimmel".|
|Title||The titles of all articles published in the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology are indexed and searchable using this search field.|
|Abstract||The textual abstracts of all articles published in the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology are indexed and searchable using this search field.|
|DOI||All digital object identifiers (DOIs) of articles published in the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology are of the form as given in the following example: 10.3762/bjnano.1.1|
|Keywords||This search field allows to search for articles with indexed keywords.|
|Article Type||For the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology seven different article types exist. These are "Full Research Paper", "Review", "Letter", "Perspective", "Commentary", "Book Report" and "Editorial". The article type “Book Report” was discontinued in 2021.|
|Publication Date||With this search field the search result may be limited to a special time range either by entries in the "Publication From" and "Publication To" field or by choosing only one of these fields. The calendar icons at the right side of the fields help choosing the date. The entry must fulfill the convention given in the following example "01 Jul 2016".|