Tag Archives: PubMed

PubMed vs EuropePMC: Let’s Get Ready To Rumble

PubMed For most researchers, PubMed is the go-to resource for all biomedical literature. But from a programmatic standpoint it has some real challenges that make it difficult to integrate into many informatics applications.  Let’s take a look at a typical … Continue reading

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Advanced PubMed Searching

In previous postings (listed at the bottom of the article), I described some of the advanced features in PubMed that you can use to quickly narrow the field of your search in PubMed.  Recently I started working on some updates … Continue reading

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Tips for Better PubMed Searches

PubMed is one of those tools that everyone uses but not everyone uses it well.  Usually your enthusiasm for investigating the search results will wane after the third or fourth page of results. Here are a few tips for making … Continue reading

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Tinkering With EntrezAjax

Recently I was working on a web project, and I wanted to see how feasible it would be to build a web application that had no back end.  No database, or app server, just a simple web page, some JavaScript … Continue reading

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Tinkering with Paperpile

In a previous post I wrote about how Google Docs (and the Research plugin) can be used for writing journal articles.  There were two shortcomings to this approach: Google Docs doesn’t support end notes (only footnotes) The Research plugin supports … Continue reading

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Writing Research Papers, Presentations and Blogs With Google Docs

The advent of cloud-based office suites like Google Docs, have changed the collaborative process of research writing.  Google Docs allows you and your collaborators to work on the same document at the same time.  No more sending versions of a … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Google Reader Wishlist?

This week Google announced that by July, their Google Reader service will be a memory. A number of companies have stepped up to the plate with announcements of services.  This includes companies like Digg and Feedly.  My current RSS reader … Continue reading

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