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OntoMaton facilitates ontology search and tagging functionalities within Google Spreadsheets.

Terms of Use:

Ontomaton is a Google MarketPlace App developed by Eamonn Maguire, ISA Team, at the University of Oxford.

Ontomaton allows ontology markup in Google Spreadsheet by accessing the following vocabulary services:

This work is licensed through a CPAL license, meaning that any derivatives should carry a `powered by OntoMaton logo`, shown here.



If using Ontomaton, please cite: Eamonn Maguire, Alejandra González-Beltrán, Patricia L. Whetzel, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, and Philippe Rocca-Serra. OntoMaton: a Bioportal powered ontology widget for Google Spreadsheets Bioinformatics 2013 29: 525-527. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts718

Video Tutorial

Access the video tutorial showing how to install and use OntoMaton (version 1) here.


Templates can be found through accessing them on the google templates site. OntoMaton templates are here.


If you have any queries, please email us at link. For bug reports, please use the issue page here.


This work is licensed through a CPAL license, meaning that any derivitives should carry a powered by OntoMaton logo, shown here.



Fancy an OntoMaton t-shirt? We haven’t got any to give away…yet! But…you can buy one of these rather snazzy t-shirts from Spreadshirts for just £15!