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Founders’ Message: A look back at 2012

What a year for ReadCube! First, let us thank you, our ReadCube Community, for such loyal support this year, and great feedback! Your questions, comments, and suggestions have been a crucial force in driving the development, and we can barely contain our excitement about what we have for you in the year to come. This…

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Happy Holidays from ReadCube!

We love the holiday season here at ReadCube HQ, in no small part because it generally signals the arrival of presents! So, we’re thrilled to let you know about our holiday gift to you, the latest ReadCube update. This update carries a few key features that you, our dedicated fans, have asked for: We’re excited…

Open Access Week!

Open Access Week!

Greetings ReadCubers! This week is Open Access Week, a movement promoting immediate, unfettered access to peer-reviewed publications in science. There’s a lot of interesting dialogue going on, and we’ll be highlighting some of our favorite bits on our twitter account, but we thought the blog was a great place to give you all a little Open Access…

Mark It!

Mark It!

Hello world! We’re pleased to release a new update to ReadCube into the world today. It comes jam-packed with the usual optimizations, tweaks, and bugfixes, plus a couple of new features. Check out what’s new! A collapsible left-side panel: After many requests, we’ve finally added a button to hide the side panel, giving you extra…

Happy Birthday ReadCube!

Happy Birthday ReadCube!

(Image Credit: Will Clayton via Flickr) It’s been a year! That’s right, we released ReadCube into the wild for the first time on October 11, 2011. It’s been an awesome run so far, and we’re super excited about all the new features we have in store for the near future. Stay tuned, lots to come!

Science in your sleep?

Science in your sleep?

Have you ever fallen asleep in bed with a journal article on your face? We have. It often goes like this: It’s 3am, and in 6 hours you’re supposed to be in class or meet with your adviser to summarize the results of a paper (you know, the one on your face). You’re tired and…

New feature: List-based recommendations and much more

New feature: List-based recommendations and much more

We just released a new update to ReadCube! We’re always interested in what tweaks and features you, our users, would like to make your lives easier. So, with your requests in mind, we’ve made a handful of helpful changes to ReadCube. The part of today’s update we’re most excited about is the new and improved recommendations function.…

ReadCube enhances 10 million articles!

ReadCube enhances 10 million articles!

As we not-so-subtly hinted recently, Enhanced PDF is getting a major shot in the arm. Today’s ReadCube update brings support for more than ten million articles to Enhanced PDF! This update also expands Enhanced PDF support to several more providers, so give it a try and enjoy those hyperlinked references, automatically downloaded supplements, and clickable authors. Check out…

Ask and You Shall Receive – New Updates!

Ask and You Shall Receive – New Updates!

To our beloved users, Just dropping in with a quick note about ReadCube’s Enhanced PDF functionality. We just want to say how thrilled we are with how much everyone is using the Enhanced PDF feature to improve the reading experience for thousands and thousands of scientific articles available from Nature, PubMed Central, and other Enhanced…

ReadCube now enhances your PDFs!

ReadCube now enhances your PDFs!

Hello all, We’ve released a new automatic update that makes reading articles in ReadCube even better. As of today, you can enjoy the awesome functionality of the ReadCube Web reader on your desktop. Articles published by Nature, Wiley, PLoS, as well as those available in PubMed Central can now be enhanced with clickable in-line references…

Happy New Year from ReadCube – 2012!

Happy New Year from ReadCube – 2012!

To all our users, fans, and supporters: As this first week of the new year draws to a close, we’d like to say thanks for all your help in getting ReadCube off the ground. Your support means the world to us, and we hope you’re as excited as we are about what the future holds…

Happy Thanksgiving from ReadCube!

Happy Thanksgiving from ReadCube!

We just wanted to take a minute to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving and give thanks to everyone using ReadCube all over the globe.  It’s been pretty incredible to see the adoption and enthusiastic response since ReadCube became publicly available on October 11.  ReadCube is already being used at close to 2,000 universities and research institutions…

Thanks from ReadCube!

Thanks from ReadCube!

Thanks to so many of our users and friends for coming out to our launch party this past Friday. We were absolutely floored by the turnout.  It was great to see you all! We’re especially grateful for all the insightful feedback, in person and in writing. We’ll be working hard over the next few days…

Great news: ReadCube has integrated with nature.com!

Great news: ReadCube has integrated with nature.com!

We’re excited to announce that in association with Nature Publishing Group (NPG), we have released the ReadCube Web Reader on the websites of Nature and 18 other Nature research journals. The ReadCube Web Reader allows you to highlight and annotate nature.com article PDFs directly in the browser and download annotated articles straight into your ReadCube library.  You can also check out…

Come to the official ReadCube launch party!

Come to the official ReadCube launch party!

Come to the official ReadCube launch party! All ReadCube users are invited.  Come meet the ReadCube team; eat, drink, and be merry! Give us feedback about ReadCube at the party for a chance to win an iPad 2, to be raffled off at the event. Please RSVP here Friday, November 4th from 4:00-7:00 PM Sherman Fairchild Biochemical Lab,…

Happy Birthday, Harvard!

Happy Birthday, Harvard!

Happy Birthday, Harvard! Friday was Harvard’s 375th anniversary celebration.  Along with a couple thousand friends, we braved the rain to partake in the festivities.  It was great to see some ReadCube users there!  Stay tuned for details about ReadCube’s own birthday party, tentatively scheduled for November 4.

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Help Make ReadCube Even Better

We’re working on new features and improvements every day.  If you have ideas for what you’d like to see, stop by our feedback forum. Cast your vote for the features you want or suggest a new one. Give it a try… and if you try sometimes, well you might find, you get what you need.

ReadCube Public Preview

ReadCube Public Preview

After a closed beta at Harvard and MIT, we’re excited to offer ReadCube for all life science researchers. We are grateful to all of the students, fellows, and faculty at Harvard (particularly the Melton Lab) as well as the many researchers at other institutions, who have helped us design, test, and develop ReadCube. We encourage…