Databases offer various options for limiting your search.
Usually you can limit by:
time (publication year). Often it is also possible to sort results by date from the most recent to oldest or vice versa
publication type: journal article, book article, book, etc.
IN ADDITION, some databases offer options to limit search e.g. by country, subject, age or gender. Note! Be careful with using the full text limiter, because in many databases it doesn't find all electronic full-text journals offered by the library.
1. In EbscoHost it is also possible to refine results: