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Welcome to SciA11y!

This is an experimental prototype created by Semantic Scholar. It provides access to 1.5M open access scientific documents in accessible HTML format. Our system uses machine learning techniques to extract the semantic content of scientific papers and formats it in HTML for easier reading. Because of our reliance on statistical machine learning techniques, some errors are inevitable. We will continue to improve upon our models and would love to hear your feedback in the meantime. The papers included in this demo come from a static dataset; all papers have CC (non-ND) licenses and were published in or before April 2020. More about this prototype...

You can also upload your own PDF, which we process and render in HTML for reading. You can try this functionality here.

Example papers

HCI meets Material Science: A Literature Review of Morphing Materials for the Design of Shape-Changing Interfaces
2018 Isabel P. S. Qamar, Rainer Groh, David Holman et al.

Improved Transition-Based Parsing by Modeling Characters instead of Words with LSTMs
2015 Miguel Ballesteros, Chris Dyer, Noah A. Smith

Vaccine Adjuvants: from 1920 to 2015 and Beyond
2015 Alberta Pasquale, Scott Preiss, Fernanda Silva et al.

Modulating proximal cell signaling by targeting Btk ameliorates humoral autoimmunity and end-organ disease in murine lupus
2012 Jack Hutcheson, Kamala Vanarsa, Anna Bashmakov et al.

Deep Learning for Computer Vision: A Brief Review
2018 Athanasios Voulodimos, Nikolaos Doulamis, Anastasios Doulamis et al.

Data Security, Privacy, Availability and Integrity in Cloud Computing: Issues and Current Solutions
2016 Sultan Aldossary, William Allen

Gd(III) ion-chelated supramolecular assemblies composed of PGMA-based polycations for effective biomedical applications
2015 Yu Zhao, Shun Duan, Bingran Yu et al.

Spatial Representation of the Workspace in Blind, Low Vision, and Sighted Human Participants
2018 Jacob S. Nelson, Irene A. Kuling, Monica Gori et al.

Development and Evaluation of a UAV-Photogrammetry System for Precise 3D Environmental Modeling
2015 Mozhdeh Shahbazi, Gunho Sohn, Jérôme Théau et al.

Contribution of Chronic Disease to the Burden of Disability
2011 Bart Klijs, Wilma J. Nusselder, Caspar W. Looman et al.


To find out more about how we created this prototype, please read our preprint. Accessible PDF available here.



Please address questions or feedback to Lucy Lu Wang or Jonathan Bragg.