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Abstract Sifter: a comprehensive front-end system to PubMed

Citation:

Baker, N., T. Knudsen, AND A. Williams. Abstract Sifter: a comprehensive front-end system to PubMed. F1000 Research. Faculty of 1000, London, Uk, 6:1-10, (2017). https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.12865.1

Impact/Purpose:

This manuscript introduces the PubMed Abstract Sifter. The Abstract Sifter is a Microsoft Excel based application that enhances the user experience associated with literature searching of PubMed. The Sifter assists researchers to search effectively, triage results, and keep track of articles of interest. The tool implements an innovative “sifter” functionality for relevance ranking, giving the researcher a way to find articles of interest quickly. The tool also gives researchers a view of the literature landscape for a set of entities such as chemicals or genes.

Description:

Summary: The Abstract Sifter is a Microsoft Excel based application that enhances the user experience associated with literature searching of PubMed. The Sifter assists researchers to search effectively, triage results, and keep track of articles of interest. The tool implements an innovative “sifter” functionality for relevance ranking, giving the researcher a way to find articles of interest quickly. The tool also gives researchers a view of the literature landscape for a set of entities such as chemicals or genes. Availability: The Abstract Sifter v3.0 is freely available for download at newftp.epa.gov/… as a Microsoft Excel macro-enabled workbook. Additionally, the US EPA CompTox Chemistry Dashboard includes an implementation of a subset of the sifter technology for web-based access and integration to data for ~757,000 chemical substances.

URLs/Downloads:

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (JOURNAL/PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)
Product Published Date: 12/21/2017
Record Last Revised: 07/30/2018
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 341820

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPUTATIONAL TOXICOLOGY