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ReadCube Unveils New Additions to Its Popular Research Management Platform.

ReadCube is proud to announce the expansion of its suite of scholarly literature tools. Along with a new release of the popular free ReadCube desktop application, ReadCube welcomes the addition ReadCube’s iOS apps, its Word-compatible citation tool (SmartCite), and a premium offering with cloud sync (ReadCube Pro). Since launching its beta version in the end…

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Scientific Publishing and a Digital Future

Nature Blogs speaks to Euan Adie (Altmetric) and Alex Hodgson (ReadCube) in this podcast about scientific publishing and a digital future.

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Patron-driven acquisition of journal articles using ReadCube at the University of Utah

The University of Utah Library has teamed with a new company, Labtiva, to experiment with a product called ReadCube Access. This product allows the library to provide access to journal articles using a patron-driven acquisition (PDA) mechanism, using a tiered pricing structure based on level and permanence of access. Outcomes of the pilot program and…

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How To Get Organized With Reference Managers for Science – ReadCube

One of the best features of ReadCube, and one I wished existed when I was doing my PhD, is the enhanced PDF feature This feature overlays information about authors, references and supplemental material onto the PDF. Clicking references within the text brings up the related citations in a separate side bar, including links to the…

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Wiley Makes Scientific PDFs Interactive With the ReadCube Web Reader from Labtiva

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (NYSE:JWa, JWb), a global provider of content and workflow solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education, today launched Labtiva’s ReadCube Web Reader on Wiley Online Library. PDFs read using the ReadCube Web Reader feature hyperlinked in-line citations, annotations, clickable author names, and direct…

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Affordable Journal Articles: Labtiva and Nature Publishing Group Open ReadCube Access for the Public

An affordable way to read scientific articles launched today on Nature Publishing Group (NPG) journals, as NPG and Labtiva opened to the public a pilot of the ReadCube Access program for inexpensive single-click purchases and two-day rentals. The program helps researchers, doctors, journalists, and the wider public who do not already hold subscriptions gain access…

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A Plan to Open Up Science Journals

Boston Globe: Science publishing today is much like the pre-iTunes days of music sales, when customers who wanted just one song from an artist had to buy a whole album. University libraries and companies have to buy yearlong subscriptions, called site licenses, to give ­researchers access to a handful of articles. But at several thousand…

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University of Utah, Nature Publishing Group Pilot the “ReadCube” Alternative to Traditional Single Journal Article Purchases

In an effort to eliminate gaps in access to research literature, the software company Labtiva has launched a pilot program that provides libraries and institutions with affordable and instant access to scientific articles in non-subscribed journals. The first participants in the pilot program, called ReadCube Access, are the University of Utah and Nature Publishing Group.…

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ReadCube: An excellent all-in-one tool for organizing, finding, reading and annotating PDF articles

PDF library organization is important if you’re a student or a scholar. Enter new kid on the block ReadCube, a free Adobe AIR app currently in public beta. ReadCube offers a comprehensive, all-in-one solution for organizing, finding and reading articles. It’s a worthy competitor to Zotero and Mendeley. Read the full article here.

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Open Access Science Publisher Frontiers Adopts ReadCube Web Reader for Interactive PDF Reading

Frontiers, open-access publisher of interdisciplinary science journals, today announced the new integration of the ReadCube Web Reader for all of its peer-reviewed online journals. ReadCube is the flagship product of Labtiva, a Boston based company, supported by Digital Science. The integration enhances the reading experience for Frontiers journal articles, by combining the print-quality reading experience…