This functions returns the number of results found for your query, and breaks it down to the various publication types, data sources, and subsets Europe PMC provides.

epmc_profile(query = NULL, synonym = TRUE)

Arguments

query

character, search query. For more information on how to build a search query, see http://europepmc.org/Help

synonym

logical, synonym search. If TRUE, synonym terms from MeSH terminology and the UniProt synonym list are queried, too. Enabled by default.

Examples

# NOT RUN {
  epmc_profile('malaria')
  # use field search, e.g. query materials and reference section for
  # mentions of "ropensci"
  epmc_profile('(METHODS:"ropensci")')

# }