[R] Online literature database search in R - RCurl?

Brian Oney zenlines at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 22:28:59 CEST 2011

Hi All,

theoretically, I should be able (with proper proxy setting and IP 
address) to connect and perform literature database searches, such as in 
the ISI Web of Science, with R. I can imagine this working nicely with 
the RCurl package.

I am pestering the list to ask if I missed a certain package in the Task 
View or to see if anyone had a similar idea and has already written such 


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