'Mica' Data Web Portal Client

'Mica' is a server application used to create data web portals for large-scale epidemiological studies or multiple-study consortia. 'Mica' helps studies to provide scientifically robust data visibility and web presence without significant information technology effort. 'Mica' provides a structured description of consortia, studies, annotated and searchable data dictionaries, and data access request management. This 'Mica' client allows to perform data extraction for reporting purposes.

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R package for accessing Mica2 web services:

  • search any type of documents (variable, dataset, study, population, dce (datacollection event), network)
  • search taxonomy vocabularies and terms
  • get data access requests form configuration and listing for reporting


Requires R 3.x.

# Install dependencies
if (!require("httr")) {
  install.package(c("httr"), dependencies=TRUE)
# Install from source code repository



  • open connection to Mica server
  • extract and process documents
  • close connection with Mica server



Reference manual

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1.1.1 by Yannick Marcon, 2 years ago

https://www.obiba.org/ https://www.obiba.org/pages/products/mica/ https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyx180

Report a bug at https://github.com/obiba/micar

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/micar

Authors: Yannick Marcon [aut, cre] , OBiBa group [cph]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports jsonlite

Depends on httr

Suggests knitr

See at CRAN