About the Informatics Search Service

The Informatics search service is built using a number of freely available tools.


The service uses Harvest-NG to crawl the informatics web sites and summarise the information contained within them. Harvest-NG is freely available under both the GPL and Artistic licenses


We use IndexData's Zebra server to index the data. This server provides a Z39.50 interface to the world. Zebra is freely available for non-profit use.

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