Elsevier Embase APIs
What are the Embase APIs?
Embase APIs expose curated abstracts, indices and other metadata
indexed by Embase,
Elsevier's biomedical abstract and indexing database, from
peer-reviewed biomedical literature, in-press publications and
conferences. Records in Embase are deeply indexed with emphasis on
drugs, diseases and medical devices using the Elsevier's life science
Who can use Embase APIs?
Full Embase APIs access is only granted to customers with Embase
subscription. Please contact Elsevier Embase representative if you are
interested in using Embase APIs.
Where do I start?
Please visit Elsevier Developer Portal
to get started.
Where do I get an API key?
You can obtain an API Key on Elsevier
Developer Portal. If you do not already have an Elsevier user ID, you
will have to register prior to obtaining an API Key.
What do I get access to with my API key?
Default API Key configuration description is available here.
How do I get help?
Please visit Support page.
What are the benefits of using Embase APIs?
- Direct access to real-time Embase data
- RESTful architecture: stateless, scalable, portable and
- Standards and specifications support: W3C CORS, Dublin Core,
- Ease of integration with client applications and/or directly
with client web sites
- Variety of supported API response formats
- API responses include links to relevant resources to simplify
navigation and access
Embase APIs Specification
Please refer to the table below for a quick overview of Embase
APIs, their corresponding purpose and response formats.
|Embase API Name
||What it does
||Search interface for EMBASE content.
|Embase Retrieval API
||Retrieval interface for EMBASE content.