Posts tagged with open data
In May 2021, the University of Virginia Faculty Senate passed a set of Open Access Guidelines and Recommendations. This was the first university-wide resolution on the subject, though the School of Data Science adopted its own open access policy a few months earlier. At the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, we primarily serve the School […]
It’s always frustrating to hit a paywall when you stumble across an exciting article. Until recently, for many of us the only legal way of getting hold of the publication was to purchase the paper in question. But that is no longer the case for millions of scientific publications thanks to Unpaywall – a free, […]
What happens when you cite someone’s research? As you write a research publication you include references to the work of your fellow researchers. Once the article is published in a scientific journal the readers may view the reference list to verify cited information or perhaps discover additional studies relevant to their topic. But have you […]
Manual curation is vital for maintaining quality information in biological databases. However, with the exponential growth in biological data this approach is both challenging and time consuming. We wanted to create a scalable and sustainable process which could complement manual curation. We recently launched a new service – SciLite – that allows text-mined annotations to be […]
Europe PMC has added protein and chemical structures from Protein Data Bank (PDB) and ChEBI via the BioEntities tab. There are some amazing examples in this paper, which was a collaboration between scientists in America, the Netherlands and UK: ‘Supersite of immune vulnerability on the glycosylated face of HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein gp120’ The paper investigates […]
In an exciting new development, Europe PMC now provides direct links from articles to relevant externally held information, and enables third parties to suggest relevant resources that enrich our existing content. The External Links Service is a mechanism for people to publish links from articles in Europe PMC to related information or tools. It could be […]
Europe PMC is a service of the Europe PMC Funders' Group, in partnership with EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI); and in cooperation with the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NCBI/NLM) . It includes content provided to the PubMed Central (NLM/PMC) archive by participating publishers.