ContentMine Installation Instructions

Here are some simple pages to help you get started with installing and running some of the ContentMine software on your platform.

Click on your platform for detailed instructions.

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What is ContentMine?

ContentMine aims to enable everyone to perform research using humanity’s accumulated scientific knowledge. We believe that “The Right to Read is the Right to Mine”: anyone who has lawful access to read the literature with their eyes should be able to do so with a machine. To make this a reality we are building software and training resources so that together we can liberate 100,000,000 facts from the scientific literature.

Peter Murray-Rust leads ContentMine as a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow.

What software is described by this site?


A paper acquisition tool written in node that can automatically download all open papers matching a given query from popular literature repositories like EuropePMC.


A tool to standardise the wide variety of papers available into a common format: scholarly html.


A tool that extracts facts from scholarly HTML with a variety of plugins for different knowledge specific areas.

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