API Summary for the Collection of COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 preprints from medRxiv and bioRxiv

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The format of the endpoint is https://api.biorxiv.org/covid19/[cursor]/[format].

where 'cursor' is the start point which defaults to 0 if not supplied.

Where metadata for multiple papers is returned, results are paginated with 30 papers served in a call. The 'cursor' value can be used to iterate through the result.

For instance, https://api.biorxiv.org/covid19/0 will output metadata for the most recent 30 papers from the collection and https://api.biorxiv.org/covid19/20 will output metadata for 30 papers beginning with the 20th most recent paper in the collection.

The 'messages' array in the output provides information about what is being displayed, including cursor value and count of all.

Available formats are JSON (json) and XML.