Are there any APIs that index and capture the titles and abstracts most or all published scientific journals?

If not, what about only for pharmaceutical or health fields?


Edits: I came across CrossRef api, but wonder if there are other options.

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  • For example, the first result for "scientific publication API" was a list from Berkeley guides.lib.berkeley.edu/information-studies/apis – Bryan Krause Nov 8 '18 at 19:06
  • CrossRef is supposed to have nearly everything, why do you want something else? It's hard to give suggestions without criteria. For health fields there's also PubMed. – Nemo Nov 8 '18 at 20:08

For healthcare, you'll want to check out what the NIH has to offer. NCBI has a bunch of a free APIs, and also allows download of the index data directly. I used to download PubMed Central for local indexing via rsync, but I'm not sure if they still operate that service. In any event, PMC is a key tool that is familiar to health/medical researchers and very popular.

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