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Hydrogen Safety Bibliographic Database — Search Help

You can search for documents by title/abstract/keyword, author, source, publication year, and document type. Read on for more information about how the search feature works:

General Search Information

Enter search terms in one or more boxes. Entering search terms in more than one box allows you to narrow your results. Please note that all terms must be present in a record for it to appear in the results.

New Searches: When you start a new search, press the "Clear" button at the bottom of the page to reset the screen. This will prevent you from getting confusing or inadequate results because of selections made in previous searches.


Title/Abstract/Keyword Search

Enter one or more keywords from the title or abstract of the document. You don't have to capitalize; the field is case insensitive.

  • If you select "contains all," you'll get documents with all specified keywords in either the title or abstract.
  • If you select "contains any," you'll get documents with one or more of the specified keywords in either the title or abstract.
  • If you select "contains in order," you'll get documents with all specified keywords in either the title or abstract in exact order.
  • If you select "contains the phrase," you'll get documents with all specified keywords and stopwords in either the title or abstract in exact order.


Author Search

Enter one or more words from the author's name. You don't have to capitalize; the field is case insensitive.


Source Search

Enter one or more words from the source of the document, such as the title of a journal, conference proceeding, book, etc. Do not use abbreviations. You don't have to capitalize; the field is case insensitive.

  • If you select "contains all," you'll get documents with all specified keywords in the source.
  • If you select "contains any," you'll get documents with one or more of the specified keywords in the source.
  • If you select "contains in order," you'll get documents with all specified keywords in the source in exact order.
  • If you select "contains the phrase," you'll get documents with all specified keywords and stopwords in the source in exact order.


Publication Year Search

To search for documents in a given year, enter the 4-digit year of publication, e.g. 2004. To search for documents published in a date range, use a colon between the years, e.g. 1999:2004.


Document Type Search

Selecting a document type allows you to search for the specific type of document listed in the drop-down menu. If you don't make a selection, your results will include all document types in the database.