Search sources

The best way to search for sources is to use the search query parameter, which searches across display_name, alternate_titles, and abbreviated_title. Example:
You can read more about search here. It will show you how relevance score is calculated and how words are stemmed to improve search results.

Search a specific field

You can also use search as a filter, allowing you to fine-tune the fields you're searching over. To do this, you append .search to the end of the property you are filtering for:
The following fields can be searched as a filter within sources:
Search filter
Field that is searched
You can also use the filter, which works the same as using the search parameter.

Autocomplete sources

You can autocomplete sources to create a very fast type-ahead style search function:
  • Autocomplete sources with "neuro" in the display_name:
This returns a list of sources with the publisher set as the hint:
"results": [
"id": "",
"display_name": "The Journal of Neuroscience",
"hint": "Society for Neuroscience",
"cited_by_count": 4274712,
"works_count": 40376,
"entity_type": "source",
"external_id": "0270-6474"
// more results
Read more in the autocomplete page in the API guide.