How do I search in Meta?

To search for content in Meta, enter a term into the search box at the upper left corner of your screen. As you type, suggestions from our knowledge graph will appear in a drop-down menu. Select on...

How are my search results ordered?

Search results can be ordered in two ways: by impact or recency (publication date). Choose how your results will be ordered by clicking on the Impact or Recent radio buttons to the right of your se...

Which journals does Meta cover?

Meta covers all papers, and therefore related journals, indexed on PubMed, as well as preprints from bioRxiv, medRxiv, arXiv q-bio, ResearchSquare, Preprints.org, chemRxiv, and OSF Preprints.   For...

Why do I get more results in Meta than in PubMed?

One reason you may get more results in Meta than in PubMed is because Meta includes preprints from bioRxiv, medRxiv, q-bio, and other preprint servers, as well as a broad array of additional conten...

Does Meta recognize abbreviations and acronyms?

Yes, Meta recognizes abbreviations for most concepts, including diseases, genes and proteins. If an abbreviation or acronym is not recognized by Meta, try entering the full name or performing a Tex...

Why doesn’t my term appear when I search Meta? How can I add it?

Terms are based on the terminology in the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), which brings together biomedical vocabularies from various sources, including MeSH, OMIM, and GO, as well as other ...

How does Meta generate concept recommendations?

Using machine learning, Meta scans, analyzes, and extracts biomedical concepts from newly published papers. It incorporates these concepts—including researchers, diseases, genes, journals, organism...

How do I search for preprints only?

There are three ways to narrow your results to preprints: At the top of a feed, click the Show menu. From the drop-down menu, select Preprint, then click Update. When conducting a search, you can...

How can I access older and historical papers?

Meta’s content consists of both recently published papers and older papers. When you search for papers, the default setting is  All Time, which means Meta will search for the most relevant and impa...

The papers attributed to me or another researcher are incorrect. How can I report the error?

Meta automatically extracts information from papers using machine learning, so errors occasionally happen. They may arise from common names, alternative spellings or initials, or other discrepancie...