Provided by: libbio-perl-perl_1.6.901-2_all bug

NAME

       Bio::DB::Biblio::biofetch - A BioFetch-based access to a bibliographic
         citation retrieval

SYNOPSIS

       Do not use this object directly, only access it through the Bio::Biblio module:

         use Bio::Biblio;
         my $biblio = Bio::Biblio->new(-access => 'biofetch');
         my $ref = $biblio->get_by_id('20063307'));

         my $ids = ['20063307', '98276153'];
         my $refio = $biblio->get_all($ids);
         while ($ref = $refio->next_bibref) {
           print $ref->identifier, "\n";
         }

DESCRIPTION

       This class uses BioFetch protocol based service to retrieve Medline references by their
       ID.

FEEDBACK

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       rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will
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       of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

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AUTHOR

       Heikki Lehvaslaiho (heikki-at-bioperl-dot-org)

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (c) 2002 European Bioinformatics Institute. All Rights Reserved.

       This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
       terms as Perl itself.

DISCLAIMER

       This software is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

       ยท
        Only method get_by_id() is supported.

APPENDIX

       The main documentation details are to be found in Bio::DB::BiblioI.

       Here is the rest of the object methods.  Internal methods are preceded with an underscore
       _.

   get_by_id
        Title   : get_by_id
        Usage   : $entry = $db->get__by_id('20063307')
        Function: Gets a Bio::Biblio::RefI object by its name
        Returns : a Bio::Biblio::Medline object
        Args    : the id (as a string) of the reference

   get_all
         Title   : get_all
         Usage   : $seq = $db->get_all($ref);
         Function: Retrieves reference objects from the server 'en masse',
                   rather than one  at a time.  For large numbers of sequences,
                   this is far superior than get_by_id().
         Example :
         Returns : a stream of Bio::Biblio::Medline objects
         Args    : $ref : either an array reference, a filename, or a filehandle
                   from which to get the list of unique ids/accession numbers.

   get_seq_stream
        Title   : get_seq_stream
        Usage   : my $seqio = $self->get_seq_stream(%qualifiers)
        Function: builds a url and queries a web db
        Returns : a Bio::SeqIO stream capable of producing sequence
        Args    : %qualifiers = a hash qualifiers that the implementing class
                  will process to make a url suitable for web querying

   postprocess_data
        Title   : postprocess_data
        Usage   : $self->postprocess_data ( 'type' => 'string',
                                            'location' => \$datastr);
        Function: process downloaded data before loading into a Bio::SeqIO
        Returns : void
        Args    : hash with two keys - 'type' can be 'string' or 'file'
                                     - 'location' either file location or string
                                                  reference containing data

   VERSION and Revision
        Usage   : print $Bio::DB::Biblio::biofetch::VERSION;
                  print $Bio::DB::Biblio::biofetch::Revision;

   Defaults
        Usage   : print $Bio::DB::Biblio::biofetch::DEFAULT_SERVICE;