Roderic Page at BIO.GLA.AC.UK
Wed Nov 2 17:50:04 CET 2005

Dear Julian,

I've put some quick notes up here:

Ideally, if a source provides XML (or something similarly easy to
handle, it can be added). As part of other projects I've been playing
with getting specimen data from DiGIR providers, for example.



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On 2 Nov 2005, at 16:48, Julian H wrote:

> At 10:33 AM 11/2/2005, you wrote:
>> For fun I've created a site that searches three data sources - NCBI,
>> Yahoo images, and Google Scholar for information on a taxonomic name.
>> If you type in a name you get information on whether that organism has
>> been sequenced (and if so, how many sequences are available), the
>> first
>> five images Yahoo finds on the web, and up to 10 documents from Google
>> Scholar (with DOIs and links to PubMed, where available ).
>> If you'd like to try it go to (you'll get
>> forwarded
>> to a machine here in Glasgow).
> Very cool.  Do you have a page on "how it works"?  What would be
> needed to add another source?
> Keep up the good work, Julian
> Julian Humphries
> DigiMorph.Org
> Geological Sciences
> University of Texas at Austin
> Austin, TX 78712
> 512-471-3275
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