ReadCube Papers vs QUOSA

OrganizationReadCube PapersQUOSA
Import references & PDF
Automatic metadata extraction and article identificationAdvanced MatchingBasic
Duplicate article detection
Full-text search, including annotations
Advanced search filters
Customizable lists
Smart listsN/A
Bulk keyword taggingN/A
Labels and article ratings
File managementN/A
Customizable Library LayoutN/A

ReadingReadCube PapersQUOSA
Clickable enhancements for PDFsN/A
+Inline referencesN/A
+Full reference listN/A
+Linked author namesN/A
+Automatic attachment of supplemental informationN/A
Full screen PDF viewer
PDF annotation, highlighting tools & drawing toolsLimited
High resolution figure & video viewerN/A
Text to speechN/A
Light / Dark Reading ModeN/A

Finding New PapersReadCube PapersQUOSA
Built-in search
1-click PDF downloads
Institutional proxy integration
Extensions stream PDF within third-party websites.N/A integrationN/A

Advanced Discovery & MetricsReadCube PapersQUOSA
Personalized paper recommendation engineN/A
+Customizable based on publication time frameN/A
+Constantly-updated stream of recommendationsN/A
Related articlesN/A
Citation count metricsN/A
Relative citation ratio (article level-impact)N/A
Field citation ratioN/A
Visualizations and clickable lists of citing articlesN/A
Contextual citationsN/A
Altmetric integrationN/A
Retraction AlertsN/A

SharingReadCube PapersQUOSA
Private collaboration groups
Shared tagging
Shared annotationsN/A
Shared smart listsN/A
Public ListsN/A

CitingReadCube PapersQUOSA
Word-compatible citation tool
Instant bibliography insertion and style formatting
Included citation styles10000+8000+
Add and create custom styles
Marking favorite stylesN/A
Integrated web search within the pluginN/A
Quickly copy formatted citationsN/A
Export to other citation file formats (.bib, .ris, .csv)
EndNote document converterN/A
Hyperlinking of BibliographyN/A
Access to references in both personal and shared libraries
Integration with OverleafN/A
Integration with Google DocsN/A

Article AcquisitionReadCube PapersQUOSA
Purchase PDFs within ReadCube Papers AppsN/A
Holdings & subscription integrationN/A
Access permissions and secure administrative panelN/A
Ordering ReprintsN/A

Supported Platform/DevicesReadCube PapersQUOSA
Desktop app (Windows, Mac)N/A
Web reader with enhanced PDFsN/A
Web-based library
Compatibility with all modern web browsers
Mobile apps (smartphone, tablet)Limited
+iOS (including Apple Pencil support)

Cloud Storage + SyncReadCube PapersQUOSA
Sync library across platforms and devicesLimited
Storage space for PDFsUnlimitedLimited
API AvailableN/A