If you're familiar with using Boolean operators in search (e.g. crispr AND therapeutics) , you can build an advanced search from here without going through theirs.
|Results by Year||Click and drag or type new dates in to limit. There's also Publication Date down the list.|
|Text Availability||Don't feel limited to just the Free full text -- you can do an interlibrary-loan request through LSC to get article text (with a short delay for processing the request.)|
Filter to articles with Associated Data - i.e. articles with data citations, data availability statements, and supplementary materials. Read more about associated data.
Other options in this section could include article properties, funder, license, collection, or more.
Trials are primary sources: the authors conducted original research and are reporting on it.
Meta-Analysis processes data (previously collected through trials or experiments) to see if there's new conclusions that can be drawn. Read more on meta-analysis in medical research.
Reviews are a review of the literature.
Systematic reviews are like the whole of what you're creating for this assignment with hypotheses tested through an analysis of the literature. Read more about the systematic reviews filter.
|Publication Date||Like Results by Year, but you can quickly just select 1 year, 5 year, and 10 year ranges before fiddling with a custom range.|
|Article Type (again)||This is the longer list of article types. Most of what you need will be covered in the initial selection for this. Maybe Case Reports would be interesting.|
|Species||Human vs Other Animals: who was studied?|
|Language||Article language > English.|
|Sex||Male or Female: which group did a study focus on.|
|Journal||Where was the article published.|
|Age||Different age groups with varying granularity. Filters results to articles/studies that looked at those ages.|
Rather than just providing multiple fields, their Advanced Search is more of a builder. You figure out what you want to add to your search one thing at a time.
The "query box" is just showing everything put together. Click "Search" to run it.
You can leave your search terms to the default "All Fields" -- meaning it appears anywhere, or you can get pickier by picking criteria from that dropdown to narrow your search even further.
For example, searching for CRISPR anywhere vs searching for CRISPR in abstracts.