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Europe PMC team

 | 9 July 2012


Announcing the UK PubMed Central Web Service

A Web Service of UKPMC content has been
released, and is available via the following link: (URL updated 10/4/2013).

The Web Service (version 3.0.1) is SOAP based and
gives programmatic access to all of the publications and related information in
UK PubMed Central. An example Java client is provided, together with
comprehensive documentation on the methods available. The service is modular and allows
users to pick and choose the components required, making information retrieval

We hope that users will find the Web Service beneficial and feedback is welcome.

You can also follow comments on this subject via Twitter: UKPMCUpdates


One comment on "Announcing the UK PubMed Central Web Service"

Note that the URL for the SOAP Web Service has been updated in the blog post. All the details can be found via:

Philip Rossiter, Europe PMC Project Manager

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