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Cutting Edge: Towards PubMed 2.0

  1. Nicolas Fiorini  Is a corresponding author
  2. David J Lipman
  3. Zhiyong Lu  Is a corresponding author
  1. National Institutes of Health, United States
Feature Article
Cite this article as: eLife 2017;6:e28801 doi: 10.7554/eLife.28801
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Relevance search in PubMed.

(Left) System overview for the Best Match sort option in PubMed. (Right) Users are encouraged to try the Best Match sort option when PubMed detects a query for which the Best Match sort option could yield better results.

PubMed Labs: interface and features.

The PubMed Labs interface on a small-screen device (left) and a desktop device (right). The default sort option in PubMed Labs is the Best Match sort option, but it is also possible to sort by date order. Each search result in PubMed Labs has search terms highlighted in the title and/or newly generated snippets, which are automatically extracted from the sentence(s) in the abstract with matching search terms. Other differences in the new interface are also highlighted.

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