Data Filters in PMC & PubMed. NLM Tech Bull. 2018 Mar-Apr;(421):b8.
2018 April 24 [posted]
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Looking for journal articles with associated data sets? New search filters in in PubMed Central (PMC) & PubMed aim to increase the discoverability of articles & citations with associated data information.
Users can now search on or append searches with filters to discover articles with specific types of associated data.
- Use has suppdata[filter] to find articles with associated supplementary material.
- Use has data avail[filter] to find articles that include a data availability or data accessibility statement.
- Use has data citations[filter] to find articles that include data citation(s).
Alternatively, use has associated data[filter] to find all articles with any type of data section described above.
Users can search on or append searches with data[filter] to find citations with related data links in either the Secondary Source ID field or the LinkOut – Other Literature Resources field (both located below the abstract). These data links may be to records in other NLM databases (e.g., GenBank) or external data repositories (e.g., figshare, Dryad).