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Keywords: Europe PMC  or Communication 

Literature Searching Skills and Tools

Training slides on literature searching skills and tools. Part of biocurators training for the Postgraduate Certificate in Biocuration, developed by the University of Cambridge and the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).

Keywords: Medical publications, Curation strategy, PubMed search, Literature database search, Biocuration, Europe PMC

Resource type: Slides

Integrating publications into bioinformatics analysis


Research literature contains a wealth of information that can be extracted at scale using text-mining technologies. To make text-mining data available to a wider group of researchers, the publications database, Europe PMC, provides access to millions of text-mined annotations, such as...

Keywords: Europe PMC, REST API, Bioinformatic analysis

Resource type: Webinar

Navigating the data-rich literature: finding evidence in biomedical publications

In the age of data‐driven science, discovering all the data associated with a study can be tricky. In this webinar, we will demonstrate how to locate primary data in a publication, find facts and evidence to support your hypothesis, and scan a paper for important biological concepts using tools...

Keywords: Europe PMC, Biomedical Literature, Literature search

Resource type: Webinar

How to Share Text Mining Results in Biology


Though text mining becomes more widespread in biology, an average researcher can rarely use it to their advantage. In this webinar, Europe PMC presents a tool to easily share annotated biological entities and relations with the research community. Europe PMC Annotation Submission...

Keywords: Europe PMC, Text mining, Literature search

Resource type: Webinar

Extracting gene-disease evidence from literature, genetics, genomics and more

Do you want to identify and prioritise new therapeutic targets? Are you looking for associations of your gene of interest with a specific disease? Do you work in the area of drug repurposing? Are you interested in disease biology? If you said yes to any of these questions, this webinar is for...

Keywords: Europe PMC, Open Targets, gene-disease relationship, Text mining

Resource type: Webinar

Europe PMC: Services for academic authors

Researchers are often asked to maintain an up-to-date publication list, whether for job applications, tenure evaluations, or grant proposals. An easy way to do this is by using your ORCID iD and linking it to your published papers. An ORCID is a unique identifier - personalised number that is...

Keywords: Europe PMC, ORCID, Biomedical Literature

Resource type: Webinar

Effective Literature Research with Europe PMC

Following the latest developments in your scientific field requires thorough and frequent literature research. In this webinar, we will show how to find and access relevant scientific literature using Europe PMC, an open biomedical literature database, part of PubMed Central International. We...

Keywords: Europe PMC, Biomedical Literature, Literature search

Resource type: Webinar

Text mining: Key concepts and applications

EMBL-EBI presents this talk on an introduction to text mining and its applications in service provision. The 1st part of this talk focuses on what text mining is and some of the methods and available tools. The 2nd part looks at how to find articles on Europe PMC - a free literature resource for...

Keywords: Literature search, Text mining, Europe PMC, Biomedical Literature

Resource type: Webinar

Extracting research evidence from publications

Bioinformaticians are routinely handling big data, including DNA, RNA, and protein sequence information. It’s time to treat biomedical literature as a dataset and extract valuable facts hidden in the millions of scientific papers. This webinar demonstrates how to access text-mined literature...

Keywords: Literature search, Biomedical Literature, Europe PMC, Text mining

Resource type: Webinar

Europe PMC, programmatically

Europe PMC is an open repository, providing access to worldwide biomedical literature, including articles, books, patents, and clinical guidelines. More than 32 million abstracts (27 million from PubMed) and 4 million full-text articles can be freely accessed through Europe PMC in a single...

Keywords: Literature search, Programmatic Access, Europe PMC, REST API, Biomedical Literature

Resource type: Webinar

Europe PMC: get the most from literature searches

With Europe PMC, a free biomedical repository and partner in PubMed Central International, you can search worldwide, life-sciences literature, including articles, books, patents, and clinical guidelines. In this webinar, we will show how to use Europe PMC for effective literature research. We...

Keywords: Literature search, Life sciences publications, Europe PMC

Resource type: Webinar

Keynote on Visual Design Principles

Martin Krzywinski ( gives a great primer on the key principles of effective visual design in biological sciences. During the talk he highlights the principles with examples from various peer-reviewed publications and discusses the practical aspects of effective figure...

Keywords: Genome, HCI, Information visualisation, Communication

Resource type: Video

Keynote on Communicating Science Visually

Felice Frankel delivers her keynote address in which she talks about how to effectively use visual tools to communicate science.This video was filmed and distributed with permission under a Creative Commons license.
Created at: VIZBI 2013.

Keywords: Communication

Resource type: Video

Making Science Beautiful

In this presentation David Goodsell reveals the beauty of science through his scientific and artistic endeavors. He explores the visual techniques which have been used to communicate the detail of the molecular biology world to different audiences.David Goodsell ( is an...

Keywords: Molecular, Communication

Resource type: Video

Revise and Redraw—Visual Design Principles for Scientific Data

Martin Krzywinski's keynote from 1st BiVi in 2014. He discusses visual design principles and communicating effectively in pictures.This talk distills core concepts of information design into practical guidelines for creating scientific figures. We will explain how to generate visual vocabularies...

Keywords: HCI, Communication

Resource type: Video

Art and Science: A partnership catalyzing discovery in biomedicine

A 3rd BiVi 2017 Keynote Presentation by Bang Wong, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard and Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineChaired by: Geoff BartonThe data generated by the biomedical research community hold tremendous potential to inform our...

Scientific topics: Phylogenetics, Pathway or network

Keywords: Anatomy Physiology and Atlases, Cells and Organisms, Genome, Molecular, Pathway, Phylogenetics, Populations, Communication, Information visualisation

Resource type: Video

From Visual Exploration of Biomedical Data to Storytelling and Back Again

A 3rd BiVi 2017 Keynote Presentation by Marc Streit who discusses visual exploration and sharing discoveries with examples from the Caleydo project.Chaired by Tom FreemanThe primary goal of visual data exploration tools is to enable the discovery of new insights. To justify and reproduce...

Keywords: Communication, Information visualisation

Resource type: Video