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Europe PMC

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0.5 hour

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March 2022

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This quick tour gives a brief introduction to Europe PMC, an open science platform that enables access to a worldwide collection of life science publications and preprints from trusted sources around the globe. Free, transparent, and community-driven, Europe PMC is your gateway to life science research.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in life science publications and preprints. An undergraduate knowledge of a subject related to the life sciences would be an advantage.

What will I achieve?

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of Europe PMC
  • Search Europe PMC for biomedical literature
  • Outline some advanced features including citations, database cross-links and annotations
  • Determine where to find out more about Europe PMC

What resources do I need?

There are no specific resources required to complete this course.

DOI: 10.6019/TOL.EPMC-qt.2017.00001.2

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