In Search Of: Using the Methodology Limiter

The Methodology Limiter is one of our most useful and flexible search tools, allowing a searcher to refine a search by one or more of 21 classifications. We provide a multiplatform video of how to use the feature.

The methodology of a study is an important piece of information for the researcher to consider — but did you know you can search for studies that use a particular methodology? This can come in handy in a variety of circumstances.

In this tutorial, we'll explore the methodology limiter (4 minutes, 33 seconds).

To try the search scenarios yourself, search for:

  • Borderline Personality Disorder (Index Term) AND treatment (Any Field); select Literature Review and Meta Analysis from the Methodology limiter options
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (Index Term) AND diagnosis (Any Field); select Empirical Study from the Methodology limiter options