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Considerations for Choosing Appropriate Reference Management Software

Reference management software supports writers, editors, and researchers in their responsibility to provide accurate citations. These platforms support researchers and writers in performing three basic research steps: searching, storing, and writing. A robust reference manager helps researchers find relevant literature, add chosen citations to a reference library, store papers and their bibliographic metadata in a…

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Journal Article Access: What’s the Best Model for Your Team?

As library managers face dwindling budgets, they are likely to face questions about how users should access digital journal articles in the most cost-efficient manner. The various models available include individual subscriptions, site-wide licenses, pay-per-view tokens, and document delivery. Some libraries implement a mixed model approach, and most will re-evaluate their offerings every couple of…

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Feature Alert: Public Lists

In our latest web app update, we’re excited to introduce our new feature: Public Lists. What are Public Lists? Public Lists are like your normal Lists you create in ReadCube Papers with the added ability to share all the references and metadata publicly. You can create public lists that are both from your Personal and…

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March 2021 Features in Review

We’ve added some key new features to our desktop, mobile and web apps so take a look at all that’s new in our March 2021 in Review! ReadCube Papers App for iOS (iPhone/iPad) We are very excited to release the new UI for the Papers app for iOS. Now you can take your Papers library…

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New Feature Alert: ReadCube Papers App for iOS

Get the ReadCube Papers app for iOS from the App Store. The ReadCube Papers app for iOS provides access to your personal and shared libraries. You can create lists, edit list items and easily share references and PDFS with your colleagues. Watch a quick demo of all you can do with the Readcube Papers app…

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Valentine’s Day Reading

C8H11NO2 + C10H12N2O + C43H66N12O12S2 or in other words Happy Valentine’s Day! Fetal whole heart blood flow imaging using 4D cine MRI https://rdcu.be/cfa9l Prenatal detection of congenital heart disease facilitates the opportunity for potentially lifesaving care immediately after the baby is born. Echocardiography is routinely used for screening of morphological malformations, but functional measurements of…

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Collaborating Successfully While Working Remotely

As remote work has become the norm over the past year, the need for virtual collaboration among employees is critical.  To learn more about how teams work together from home, frequent blogger Jill Shuman reached out to several different folks in multiple industries to learn more about popular collaboration tools. Project Management:  It can be…

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Happy Puzzle Day!

According to a recent study, “engagement in cognitively challenging activities is associated with a reduced risk for future cognitive impairment.”1 So, take a break this Friday and enjoy our Papers word search in honor of Puzzle Day! Hints Annotations Citation Discovery Library Metadata Enhanced PDF Mobile ReadCube Search Tags Recommendations Science References SmartLists Research Share…

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January 2021 in Review

We’re excited to start the new year off with some new updates for your Papers library! Join us for a walkthrough of the newest features in our Papers Product Release Webinar. Papers 3 Importer (Desktop) For our Papers 3 users, we have upgraded the desktop importer to make transferring libraries even easier. Instead of having…

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5 Types of Organized SmartLists

SmartLists are now more powerful than ever. Your SmartList query can be anything you can search for in your library and be as complex as you need to narrow down results. Each SmartList relies on a search query, which if you don’t know how to search by this information system can make it very intimidating…

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New Year’s Resolution #1: Review and Adapt Your Work Flows

Work’flow: ‘A collection of fixed tasks or sequences performed to accomplish a business process according to a set of predefined rules.’  Workflows are an essential element in any organization, allowing work teams to complete tasks with less manual input systematically. Ideally, this should free up team members to work on tasks that require more individual attention.…

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Papers 2020 in Review

We’re thankful to all our users who spent 2020 with us! Even though this year was a bit different, we’re so proud of all the milestones our users and team accomplished. As our way of bringing in the new year, we’re highlighting the best moments of 2020 each day! UPDATE: HAPPY NEW YEAR! Over this…

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Overcoming the Information Silo Mentality

The Business Dictionary defines the ‘silo mentality’ as a mindset present when certain departments or sectors are reluctant to share information with colleagues in different departments of a company.  This mentality reduces operational efficiencies, reduces morale, and negatively affects company culture.  Organizational silos also stand in the way of innovation and growth, by preventing colleagues…

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The Benefits of Centralized Content Management

In the ‘olden days,’ corporations purchased print subscriptions to journals of interest for their on-site libraries, and employees came to the library and read at their leisure, instead of using a centralized content management system.  Or perhaps they made a copyright-compliant photocopy of the article and took it back to their desks, always leaving the…

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Accelerating Access to COVID-19 Research

In March 2020, ReadCube launched a new initiative to facilitate access to literature relevant to COVID-19 research.  The COVID-19 Research Pass (CRP) program aims to provide direct access to over 26 million articles and is available to anyone studying or writing about COVID-19. Initial participating publishers include the JAMA, Springer Nature, and Wiley. The CRP…

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November 2020 in Review

While this Thanksgiving may have looked different for a lot of us, our team is still working hard to bring you new features into the suite of Papers apps. SmartCite for Word Improvements SmartCite is the fastest and easiest way to cite your references. SmartCite for Word now allows you to choose certain page numbers,…

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Thank you to our heroes!

This year we’re giving thanks to all our frontline heroes both out in the field protecting our loved ones, and those in the lab tirelessly working on a vaccine for the global pandemic. Papers is committed to helping researchers around the world fight COVID-19. Back in March, Papers partnered with publishers Springer Nature, Wiley, and…

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New Feature Alert: Retracted Articles

Keeping up with the latest literature is difficult with thousands of articles getting published every day. Adding to that layer of difficulty is making sure your own personal library of literature is updated with any changes publishers make, including those articles that have been retracted bypublishers. Retraction of a published article indicates that the ideas,…