Find 20 records from offset 10 that match provided query
{
  "query": "X-ray analysis of protein crystals",
  "size": 20,
  "from": 10
}
Get the patent citations, scholarly citations and references for a list of scholarly works using the lens_id
{
  "query": {
    "terms":{
      "lens_id": ["017-767-306-508-482", "017-624-265-921-255"]
    }
  },
  "include": ["lens_id", "patent_citations", "scholarly_citations", "references"]
}
Get title and patent citations for a scholarly work using a doi
{
  "query": {
    "match":{
      "doi": "10.1109/ee.1934.6540358"
    }
  },
  "include":["title","patent_citations"]
}
Get scholarly works using multiple pmid
{
	"query": {
		"terms": {
			"pmid": ["14297189", "17475107"]
		}
	}
}
Get the metadata for scholarly works that are cited by a list of patents using the patent lens_id
{
  "query": {
    "terms": {
      "patent_citation.lens_id":["198-832-374-467-397", "092-513-162-449-806"]
    }
  }
}
Find the 10 most recently published works from an institution (sorted by published date)
{
  "query": {"match_phrase": {"author.affiliation.name": "Harvard University"}},
  "sort": [{"date_published": "desc"}],
  "size": 10
}
Get publication year of journal articles cited by patents
{
   "query": {
       "bool" : {
        "must": [
            {"terms": { "patent_citation.lens_id": ["020-159-299-402-960", "014-680-767-794-441"]}},
            {"match": {"source.type": "Journal"}}
        ]
      }
   },
   "include": ["year_published"],
   "size": 50
}
Get 30 works from an institution published between two years
{
  "query": {
    "bool": {
      "must": {"match_phrase": {"author.affiliation.name": "Harvard University"}},
    "filter": {
      "range": {
        "year_published": {
          "gte": "1999",
          "lte": "2000"
          }
        }
      }
    }
  },
  "size": 30
}
Get scholarly works having patent citations and affiliations
{
    "query": {
        "bool":{
            "must": [
                {"match": {"has_patent_citations": true}},
                {"match": {"has_affiliation": true}}
            ]
        }
    }
}
Query by author name
{
    "query": {
        "match_phrase": {"author.display_name": "Craig Venter"}
    },
    "sort": [{"year_published": "desc"}],
    "size": 10
}
Find scholarly works with a Pubmed identifier published in 2012
{
    "query": {
        "bool":{
           "must":[
             {"match":{"external_id_type": "pmid"}},
             {"match":{"year_published": 2012}}
           ]
        }
    },
    "include":["patent_citations_count", "external_ids"]
}

OR using String Based Query

{
    "query": "external_id_type: pmid AND year_published: 2012",
    "include":["patent_citations_count", "external_ids"]
}
Access your collection

[POST] https://api.lens.org/collections/123456

{
  "query": {"match": {"title": "Malaria"}},
  "include":["title","lens_id", "authors.first_name"],
  "size":10
}