Search Help FAQ

What is the ACI Scholarly Blog Index?
The ACI Scholarly Blog Index is a collection of scholarly and authoritative blogs from experts in all fields of science, social sciences, and the humanities...
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015 at 9:15 PM
How do I perform a search in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index?
Web researchers can search the ACI Scholarly Blog Index to find authoritative content from blogs in a variety of academic and research disciplines. While ke...
Wed, 2 Mar, 2016 at 10:14 AM
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Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 at 8:11 PM
Are there any advanced search features?
In addition to basic search, the ACI Scholarly Blog Index also offers several options for an advanced search, which helps you to further limit your search r...
Wed, 2 Mar, 2016 at 10:16 AM
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Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 at 8:12 PM
I'm not getting enough results... how can I improve my search?
If you're not seeing enough results on the search results page in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index, you may want to consider broadening your search. In many...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015 at 1:23 PM
How can I find blogs by a specific researcher or affiliated with a certain institution?
Finding blogs by a specific researcher or affiliated with a certain institution is easy with the ACI Scholarly Blog Index. Just start typing the name of the...
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015 at 9:22 PM
How do I find an exact phrase?
Sometimes the search results list can contain too many variations of your search terms, ordered and utilized in various ways within a blog post. This is esp...
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015 at 9:23 PM
I'm getting too many search results... how can I narrow down my results?
If you're getting too many search results, or if your results are just too broad overall, you can use any or all of the following refining options to fu...
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015 at 9:24 PM
What is the difference between full-text and non-full-text blogs?
You can access full-text for each blog in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index, either within ACI or through a linkout to the blog itself. When a blog is available ...
Tue, 1 Mar, 2016 at 3:12 PM