To search for publications in HAL, use the "Search" tab :
Simple Search is the default search in this tab. It searches in all the following fields at the same time :
Simple search uses the following default filters :
You may refine these filters by adding deposit or document types, or otherwise by excluding them and unchecking the corresponding items.
Advanced searches are multiple criteria searches :
All field can be searched. A list of filed is displayed, listing fields by "categories" (author, organization, etc.).
For truncations, use the question mark [?] to replace one character and the asterisk [*] to replace several.
Some compound fields combine several fields that will be searched simultaneously.
For example, the ANR project field (multiple criteria) enables a search in all fields pertaining to the project :
To extend your search to the full-text ¨PDF, use the "indexed full text of PDF documents".
Different types of documents take different colors.
Various icons show the types of deposits : a file for a file deposit, a suitcase for attachment deposits (simple records have no icon).
Filters : the filters shown at the left-hand top are those used for the query, during the previous step.
Faceted navigation : it helps filtering out the visualization of results. Here are the available facets: Document type, Author (and author form with IdHAL identifier), Discipline, Organization, Language, Deposit type, Year
Example : "Author" facet. With this facet, all authors available in the documents are listed with the number of documents matching the query. This documents can be viewed.
HAL user manual August 2016