PubTrawlr Improving Scientific Search

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Type in the topic you are looking for. Make sure to check your spelling! At first, try not to go too broad or too narrow.

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Now Open: SAFE HARBOR, the PubTrawlr forum.

Have you ever wanted to dive deeper to discuss and understand articles?
Have questions about methods, conclusions, or implications?
Well, come on over to SAFE HARBOR: a dynamic place to engage with peers on the science.
Safe Harbor is FREE to registered PubTrawlr users.
There’s no cost for use, so pull up a stool, and let’s chat science.


Many great ideas don’t make it into practice. Staying up-to-date with current research means organizing and searching through tons of literature. The best search strategies aren't always clear. For those working in social services, this is a serious obstacle. Ultimately, it hurts the people that social services are trying to help.

PubTrawlr helps people search and understand scientific results more effectively and efficiently by providing on-demand, web-based information leveraging cutting edge natural language processing techniques.

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How It Works

PubTrawlr searches publicly available databases to pull in huge amounts of scientific abstracts on your topic of choice.

Enter Your Search

Enter the keywords that are of interest to you!

Collect Your Results

Our bot collects all the indexed scientific articles containing your search terms.


Then it takes a moment to synthesize and organize the scientific abstracts.

Report Out

Your relevant topics and articles come packaged neatly in one report.

Our Core Products

The Trawlr: Our Core Search Bot

Type in what you want to learn about, get results back. Pretty simple!

In addition to our free tier, we offer a premium level that collects many more results and runs more sophistication clustering and summarization algorithms.

101 Days of Science

Taking time to keep track of research can be hard. We can help!

Every 101 Days, get a topic-specific newsletter sent to your inbox that collects the most recent and exemplary articles in a specific field.

Special Projects:

Interested in setting up a specific clustering and summarization project?

Just reach out to us for a quote at!

You are one step closer to learning even more.

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