ABSTRACTS DATABASE ONLINE TUTORIAL
Limit by Date
To limit a search by date, enter both the Start Date and the End Date in month/year format. If the date is not limited, the entire database will be searched.
To search for documents published between 2000 and 2019, enter:
01/2000 (Start Date) and 12/2019 (End Date)
To search for a specific year (e.g., 2018), enter:
01/2018 (Start Date) and 12/2018 (End Date)
For example, to find documents on drug courts written in 2018 using a general search, enter:
Note: After October 1, 2014, the NCJRS Virtual Library collection consists only of OJP published and funded materials. Any searches conducted for materials published after October 1, 2014, will only return OJP published and funded resources.