Europe PMC, programmatically
Europe PMC is an open repository, providing access to worldwide biomedical literature, including articles, books, patents, and clinical guidelines. More than 32 million abstracts (27 million from PubMed) and 4 million full-text articles can be freely accessed through Europe PMC in a single search. The mission of Europe PMC is to build open access, full text scientific literature resources and deliver world-class literature services. You can learn more about Europe PMC in our Europe PMC: Quick tour.
This webinar took place on 23rd May 2017. It introduces the Europe PMC Articles RESTful API and show you how to access publications and related information, such as citations, data links, or text-mined terms, programmatically. It includes:
Tools and data overview (1:22)
RESTful web service (5:08)
Using RESTful web service: examples (8:07)
RESTful web service output (14:37)
Literature search: tips and suggestions (19:45)
Related resources (24:09)
Where to get help (25:20)
Europe PMC provides programmatic methods for accessing:
- Publications and related information.
- Grant information from Europe PMC funders using the GRIST database.
- Publication data using a Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)-based service.
- Open Archives Initiative (OAI) Protocol for retrieving metadata of all items in Europe PMC.
For documentation, help and support visit the Europe PMC help pages or download the developer friendly web service guide. For web service related question you can get in touch via the Google group or contact the helpdesk [at] europepmc.org">help desk.
You can download the slides from this webinar here.