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Database quick guides: arXiv

Quick references of the most central databases in the University of Oulu

arXiv.org

arXiv

ADVANCED SEARCH

EXAMPLES

Finding variations of a word




 

Stemming

Searches singular, plural, conjugation, and inflection forms automatically.

The symbols ^ _ { } + - can be used in the search.


superconductors finds superconducting

K^+

Truncation and wildcards

* replaces 0–n characters but it cannot start a word.

 

Phrases 

Phrase in quotation marks

A hyphen in a compound will not affect the search unless there is only one letter before the hyphen. Search compounds as a phrase.

"galactic rotation"


c-theorem

"superconductor ferromagnet" finds superconductor-ferromagnet and
superconductor/ferromagnet

Operators

Boolean operators AND, AND NOT, OR

- words inside parentheses are processed first

- first two rows of the search form are combined first

(redshift or survey) and not galaxy

Links

MSC-classification in MathSciNet

Other user interfaces

arXiv Preprints Search (ADS Astrophysics Data System)