PubFocus specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_05219
Name PubFocus
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Output data PubFocus outputs basic statistical information on publication trends, publishing journals and most prolific authors including separate analysis of the first authors and last authors.
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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Anne O’Tate

PMCID: 5370618
DOI: 10.5195/jmla.2017.92

[…] are becoming increasingly difficult to find. many of the tools listed on the pubmed alternative interfaces page of the health librarians wiki, hlwiki international—such as gopubmed, etblast, and pubfocus—either no longer exist or do not seem to be maintained. quertle, now quetzal-info, requires a paid subscription to access. the two remaining tools on hlwiki’s “best of breed” list […]

PMCID: 2248211
PMID: 17996092
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-8-436

[…] findings, and produce systematic reviews [,]., there have been many initiatives in the goal of improving the pubmed data retrieval, such as slim [] that enhances the usability of the pubmed, and pubfocus that prioritized the medline/pubmed record based on the statistical analysis of the query and other factors []. a most recent activity is the semantic medline developed by the national […]

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PubFocus institution(s)
Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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