We are happy to announce that you can now better follow and understand specific topics using our new Saved Search functionality. This functionality, combined with our advanced search filters, will allow you to better understand any topic of interest, quickly identifying what is the most supported or contrasted study, controlling for papers that have only supporting citations and no contrasting citations, choosing more recent publications, and more.
Search by any of the following criteria:
This capability, combined with custom dashboards, helps show citation metrics in aggregate for any topic and with email alerts allows you to stay on top of the ever-changing literature. For example, you can save a search for articles on COVID-19 research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine between 2020 and today.
Or do you want to keep track of research on Huntington’s disease that has been published in Nature since 2010, or written by a particular author?
After saving any search, you can customize which types of notifications you receive (new paper notifications or new citation notifications), export the results to a CSV file, or turn your search into a custom dashboard.
By turning the saved search into a dashboard, you can share the results with others, see how the papers have been cited over time, and more!
Or, if you want to skip the saved search, you can create a custom dashboard right from the search results page:
The main difference between saved searches and custom dashboards is that dashboards provide aggregate information on a group of papers, while saved searches only show the results matching the search parameters. So while a saved search lets you view which papers match your search criteria, it does not provide aggregate information such as the number of articles with an editorial notice or the number of supporting, contrasting, or mentioning citation statements.
Dashboards are useful for following an emerging field of research, for example, by seeing how citations to all the articles in that dashboard have changed over time. They allow you to see an overview of how a group of articles has been cited in aggregate, sort and filter by how each individual article has been cited, and get notified of new citation statements to those articles; in addition, dashboards show you how many articles in the dashboard have received editorial notices such as retractions.
Dashboards can be created from any list of DOIs, as well as by importing articles from your Zotero or Mendeley library; you can use any tool you like to search for articles and then use those results to create a custom dashboard. If created directly from searching on scite, dashboards will update to include new articles that match your original search.
Want to learn more about custom dashboards? Click here.
Saved searches are dynamic: use them if you want to see all articles that fit specific criteria, including newly-published articles. By saving the search, you can choose to receive alerts when a new publication is detected, as well as when a new citation or citation statement to a publication is detected.