LexEVS is the central EVS terminology server, developed by the NCI. LexEVS provides a common terminology model and open access to a wide range of terminologies, terminology value sets, and cross-terminology mappings needed by NCI and its partners. For users wanting to install and run a local instance of LexEVS, the LexEVS server package provides a comprehensive set of software and services to load, publish, and deploy vocabulary in a variety of web-enabled environments. The LexEVS API serves users who want programmatic access to the data made available by LexEVS.
LexEVS includes the following components:
After you have a chance to get familiar with the LexEVS suite, consider looking through the LexEVS 6.5.1 Functionality Overview. This lays out everything that can be done from a developer's or ontologist's point of view.
Installation and Downloads
The LexEVS 6.5.1 Installation Options identify the download files for each LexEVS environment that can be installed (Local Runtime, Distributed, and Grid Services).
The LexEVS Widget Library lists many widgets that have been developed for use by particular customers. These widgets have been found to be potentially useful to a wider audience. Each widget has a description for you to use in deciding if you'd like to dig deeper and find out the usefulness of the widget in your application.
Forum and Support
Users and developers can report and discuss issues regarding the LexEVS application on its GitHub site.
What's New in LexEVS 6.5.1
Features - refer to LexEVS 6.5.1 Release Notes
LexEVS 6.5.1 Technical stack updates.
CTS2 References on this Wiki
Presentations, Demos, and Other Materials
Refer to LexEVS Presentations.
Documentation and Training