Edward Elgar Publishing, a leading independent, international academic and professional publisher, today announced an agreement with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube, to index and enhance its eBook and journal collection.
Over 40,000 eBook chapter and journal articles from Elgar’s’ collection have been indexed by ReadCube’s Discover service and are now easily discoverable via ReadCube’s search engine, related article feeds and personalized recommendations.
“ReadCube’s innovative approach to discoverability and interactive reading align perfectly with our mission to bring our authors’ content to the widest possible readership,” says Tim Williams, Managing Director.
In addition, ReadCube’s Discover service has enhanced Elgar’s collection to be viewable in ReadCube’s interactive reading format. ReadCube’s unique reading experience includes features like hyperlinked in-line citations, annotations, clickable author names, direct access to supplemental content and figures, social sharing, and Altmetrics.
“Elgar’s collection, with its strong focus on the social sciences and legal fields, brings immense value to the ReadCube community,” says Robert McGrath, CEO of ReadCube, “We are thrilled to be working with them to bring their collection to the fingertips of the ReadCube community. “
About Edward Elgar Publishing
Founded in 1986, Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading independent academic publisher in economics, business and management, law and the social sciences. The firm won the IPG Digital Publishing Award in 2015 and was awarded Independent Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year by both the IPG and The Bookseller Magazine in 2014. To find out more, visit:
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