The service provides text mining functions to academic researchers in the U.K. It polls large collections of published text documents to retrieve instances of specified concepts and terms and discussions relevant to those ideas. It aggregates results from a range of more specialized services mining sources, especially in medical fields such as MEDLINE.
API methods support submission of a text string providing a set of terms or text passage for analysis. Methods generate semantic cues relevant to the input string and retrieve matching documents from academic publications.