Posts

Poking at Parentheses

Software Projects are sometimes 99% done, but they’re rarely completely finished. This is particularly true when the process of developing something new causes you to go back and reevaluate earlier design decisions.

(more...)

MeSH Notes

Just (virtually) attended Advanced PubMed: MeSH from NNLM. Very cool! I was playing around in PubVenn with some of the examples we covered, and I found some (potentially) interesting things.

(more...)

Minor Enhancement Alert!

This is a quick announcement that I have added a new feature to PubVenn. You can now share a favorite search via URL (just as you can with PubMed by Year).

(more...)

Five minutes goes by fast!

Just posted the recording of my lightning talk at the 2017 meeting of the Medical Library Association where I talked about Visualizing PubMed. You get five minutes and three slides (though one could stretch that by using animations). Still can’t believe how fast it went by…

(more...)

We've Got Updates...

PubVenn has been (finally) updated to the newest verion of Ben Frederickson’s excellent venn.js.

(more...)

The Littlest Webservice

As (hopefully) demonstrated by Visualizing PubMed, there is almost no end to the cool things you can do using the E-Utilities API to PubMed (and other NCBI databases). However, there are some limitations that one needs to keep in mind when developing interactive tools. Chief among these is the admonition that one should make no more than three requests per second to the API.

(more...)

Slides from Code4Lib Southeast 2017

I just put the slides from my presentation at Code4LibSE 2017 up on Athenaeum (the UGA IR): http://hdl.handle.net/10724/36962.

(more...)

Going to Atlanta

Assuming that the rest of Atlanta’s transportation infrastructure doesn’t catch fire between here and then, I’ll be headed West to Code4LibSE 2017 to talk about Visualizing PubMed

(more...)

subscribe via RSS