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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,…

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September 2020 in Review

We’re excited to bring you a slew of new features to the Papers app right in time for back to school! Papers 3 Importer (Desktop) For our Papers 3 users, we have upgraded the desktop importer to make transferring libraries even easier. Instead of having a separate app we now have folded our new importer…

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We’re Growing!

We are excited to announce two new additions to the ReadCube family. We’d like to welcome Ryan Clark, joining us as VP of Enterprise Sales, and Darren Medeiros, as Sr. Director of Enterprise Sales. Together, Ryan and Darren bring over two decades of experience with a proven track record driving sales and building strong client…

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Top 5 Features that will Make Research Easier this Fall

Back to school is looking a little different this year. Whether you are attending school virtually, back on campus, or a hybrid of both, Papers is here to help keep your research library organized. We’re listing the top 5 tips to help keep you organized this Fall. Discovery  Papers is your all in one discovery…

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July 2020 In Review

SmartCite for Citekeys his month brings a new way to cite papers. While SmartCite is consistnatly having new improvements over the past couple of months we have developed a new way to cite your papers using citekeys. To setup citekeys and start using Smartcite for Citekeys please see our Citekey Management article. This workflow works with Pages, Word, LibreOffice,…

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Feature Spotlight: New and Improved Web Importer

We are excited to announce we’ve added brand new features to the ReadCube Papers Web Importer (browser extension) – making it even easier for you to discover and get access to the articles you need across the web. For those who are new to our Web Importer: Our Web Importer lives in your browser and…

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Quick Release: July Edition

We’ve been hard at work implementing new features from user feedback and our feature release board. Since we’ve been receiving such great feedback, we decided to release a few features early this month. Take a look below to see what’s new. First up is Preview Annotations. In the last release, we introduced the preview pane,…

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ReadCube Hires Miles McNamee as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales

ReadCube is very pleased to announce that STM sales veteran, Miles McNamee joins as ReadCube’s Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Miles brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in building high-performing sales teams, strategic planning, and driving revenue growth at companies such as Highwire, Copyright Clearance Center, and Liberty Media.  “ReadCube is known…

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Navigating the workforce remotely with Scismic

As the 2019 school year closes, job seeking is looking a little different from previous years thanks to the remote workforce taking place since the coronavirus pandemic. Even during regular times, navigating the job force after a first postdoc position can be daunting. Do I have enough experience?  Is my experience related to this job…