Features of the New ACM Digital Library

An Email Series Exploring Many of the Features and Functionality Built into the New ACM DL

ACM launched an entirely new ACM Digital Library on January 1, 2020. The new ACM DL includes ACM's complete database of articles and related artifacts published during the past 70 years. 

We invite you to explore the new ACM DL on your desktop, tablet and mobile devices and discover some of the many enhancements in usability and functionality. To tell us what you think, please use the feedback button on the DLNext beta site, or contact us via email at dl-team@hq.acm.org, or via Twitter @ACMDL.


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Latest Installment: Advanced Search Query Strings

Writing custom queries in the ACM Digital Library allows you to perform even more granular searches, and export a search’s query syntax, run date, and result count data to a CSV. To customize your search queries, perform any search in the DL, then click the “Edit Search” button above the results to navigate back to advanced search. At the bottom of the advanced search page, you will see the label “View Query Syntax.” Clicking this label will display the “Full Query Syntax” textbox, which displays the raw query string for your search, and the “Edit Query” textbox, which is where you can edit the search’s query string.

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