Sort Results

Results lists can be sorted in both descending and ascending order.


This option, which is currently undergoing revision, takes into account both the closeness of the query match and the paper’s citation count.

Publication Date

This option sorts based on a paper’s publication date (month and year).

Citation Count

This option sorts based on a paper’s number of citations.

Read Count

This option is a measure of recent popularity. It sorts on the 90-day read count of a paper: the number of times a paper has been accessed in the ADS or on arXiv in the last 90 days.

First Author

This option sorts alphabetically by first author name.


This option sorts based on bibcode.