martin.grube at KFUNIGRAZ.AC.AT
Wed Nov 2 17:41:29 CET 2005
Dear Rod, this is fantastic! Thank you for this great service to
science.. an absolutely needed tool !
Martin Grube (lichenologist)
Roderic Page schrieb:
> 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 http://ispecies.org (you'll get forwarded
> to a machine here in Glasgow).
> I know there are all sorts of problems with searching on names, but
> I've found it to be fun to see just how much information is out there.
> Example links to try are:
> Please be aware that the image search can sometime produce images you
> might not want children or the faint hearted to see -- despite Yahoo
> claiming it filters adult content. You have been warned...
> Comments welcome.
> Professor Roderic D. M. Page
> Editor, Systematic Biology
> DEEB, IBLS
> Graham Kerr Building
> University of Glasgow
> Glasgow G12 8QP
> United Kingdom
> Phone: +44 141 330 4778
> Fax: +44 141 330 2792
> email: r.page at bio.gla.ac.uk
> web: http://taxonomy.zoology.gla.ac.uk/rod/rod.html
> reprints: http://taxonomy.zoology.gla.ac.uk/rod/pubs.html
> Subscribe to Systematic Biology through the Society of Systematic
> Biologists Website: http://systematicbiology.org
> Search for taxon names at http://darwin.zoology.gla.ac.uk/~rpage/portal/
Dr. Martin Grube
Institute of Plant Sciences
tel 0043 316 380 5655
fax 0043 316 380 9883
email martin.grube at uni-graz.at
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