com.aliasi.medline
Class JournalInfo

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.aliasi.medline.JournalInfo

Deprecated. Moved to lingmed sandbox project.

@Deprecated
public class JournalInfo
extends Object

A JournalInfo object contains an abbreviation for a journal's title, and optionally a country and optionally a unique NLM identifier.

Since:
LingPipe3.9
Version:
3.9.1
Author:
Bob Carpenter

Method Summary
 String country()
          Deprecated. Returns the country of publication of the journal, or the empty (zero-length) string if none was provided.
 String issnLinking()
          Deprecated. Returns the unique ISSN (international standard serial number) for a single source, independent of its medium, or the empty (zero length) string if none was provided.
 String medlineTA()
          Deprecated. Return the standard MEDLINE title abbreviation for the journal.
 String nlmUniqueID()
          Deprecated. Returns the NLM unique identifier for the journal, or the empty (zero length) string if none was provided.
 String toString()
          Deprecated. Returns a string-based representation of this journal information.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

medlineTA

public String medlineTA()
Deprecated. 
Return the standard MEDLINE title abbreviation for the journal.

The title abbreviation process is described in more detail in:

NLM Fact Sheet: MEDLINE Titles

Returns:
The title abbreviation for the journal.

country

public String country()
Deprecated. 
Returns the country of publication of the journal, or the empty (zero-length) string if none was provided. The case of countries varies. The result may be Unknown for unknown countries.

A list of valid country values may be found in the Z category of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) tree structures, available from:

MeSH Home Page.

Returns:
The country of pulbication of the journal.

nlmUniqueID

public String nlmUniqueID()
Deprecated. 
Returns the NLM unique identifier for the journal, or the empty (zero length) string if none was provided. The returned value will be an alpha-numeric string.

The serial numbers returned are assigned in NLM's Integrated Library System, LocatorPlus. More information is available from:

NLM's Locator Plus Home Page

Returns:
The NLM unique identifier for the jjournal.

issnLinking

public String issnLinking()
Deprecated. 
Returns the unique ISSN (international standard serial number) for a single source, independent of its medium, or the empty (zero length) string if none was provided. The returned value will be a valid ISSN code (see the description in ISSN's own publication What is an ISSN?).

Returns:
The ISSN code for this source.

toString

public String toString()
Deprecated. 
Returns a string-based representation of this journal information.

Overrides:
toString in class Object
Returns:
A string-based representation of this journal information.