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July 2021 Features in Review

We’re excited to introduce our new features for the summer. In this July release, we’ve added some highly requested features so take a look below. Copy PDF (Desktop) We’re excited to introduce a highly requested feature from our users from our Feature Requests Board. For those that constantly like to export a selection of PDFs,…

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Transferring Your Library from Mendeley

A while back we started a series on how to transfer your library from different tools. In this week’s post, we have some tips and tricks on how to migrate your library over from Mendeley that will ensure your references, PDF files, notes, and more are all accessible in ReadCube Papers. Exporting your Metadata First,…

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Article Matcher Do’s and Don’ts

With ReadCube Papers you have the ease of knowing that when adding articles to your library they will come automatically resolved with full metadata. By design, Papers automatically scans each PDF that is imported in order to find and resolve your PDFs. It crosses the metadata of the PDF across our database of 140 million…

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Mitigating The ‘Cost’ of Internal Change

Change is a must for organizations today. And all change requires adjustment—not just from the organization in terms of money or time, but from the employees who must adapt to the changing workplace. They must tap into their personal resource reservoirs and invest cognitive or physical energy to learn new information and change their behaviors. …

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May 2021 in Review

We’re back with new features from our May update. Papers Import improvements RIS and BibTeX files come from all sorts of places. We’ve vastly improved our RIS and BibTeX import and even added some fancy messages to help you figure out where you(or the place you got it from) went wrong. We’ve also made the…

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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…