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PLoS Search API

PLoS is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians with the goal of making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. The PLoS Search API gives developers access to data from the PLos archive of scientific articles that can be integrated into applications for the web, desktop or mobile devices. It allows PLoS content to be queried using any of the fields in the PLoS Search engine. The API uses JavaScript protocol.

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PLoS Search: Highlights

Summary
Scientific literature search service
Category
Reference
Tags
Protocols
JavaScript
Data Formats
JSONP
API home
http://api.plos.org/ 

PLoS Search: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Account with service, API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.plos.org  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
7200 requests a day, 300 per hour, 10 per minute  
Terms of Service
www.plos.org/terms.php 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
blogs.plos.org/ 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
groups.google.com/group/plos-api-developers?pli=1 
Console URL
 

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