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iAnn: an event sharing platform for the life sciences

Jimenez R… Albar JP Bhak J Blatter M… Blicher T Brazas M… Brooksbank C… Budd A… De Las Rivas J… Dreyer J
Bioinformatics 2013


SUMMARY: We present iAnn, an open source community-driven platform for dissemination of life science events, such as courses, conferences and workshops. iAnn allows automatic visualisation and integration of customised event reports. A central repository lies at the core of the platform: curators add submitted events, and these are subsequently accessed via web services. Thus, once an iAnn widget is incorporated into a website, it permanently shows timely relevant information as if it were native to the remote site. At the same time, announcements submitted to the repository are automatically disseminated to all portals that query the system. To facilitate the visualization of announcements, iAnn provides powerful filtering options and views, integrated in Google Maps and Google Calendar. All iAnn widgets are freely available.

AVAILABILITY: http://iann.pro/iannviewer CONTACT: manuel.corpas@tgac.ac.uk.

Title iAnn: an event sharing platform for the life sciences
Publication Type Journal Article
Series title Bioinformatics
Year of Publication 2013
Date published 2013 Aug 1
Journal Bioinformatics
Volume 29
Issue 15
Pagination 1919-1921
Language eng
PMID 23742982
ISSN 1367-4811
DOI https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btt306