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ArXiv Open API Enables Cool Apps to Make Repository Content More Accessible

Ithaca, NY The Physics ePrint Archive ( was developed by Paul Ginsparg at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1991. Ginsparg is now a Cornell University faculty member where continues to provide Open Access to 534,588 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics. Several notable open source applications enabled by ArXiv’s open API ( have been developed by the open source community that make scholarly physics articles even easier to find and use:
arXiv mobi (, by Brad Chase
ArXivReader (,  by Daniel Kocevski.                                 ArXiview (, by Dave Bacon
Jenny Evans descirbes these applications in this blog post: