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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

Ask and You Shall Receive

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…

Finally, the popularity of the LOLcat explained…

Finally, the popularity of the LOLcat explained…

In the opinion of this blogger, it is a universal truth that if one browses the internet long enough, one will encounter a digital artifact, idea, or trend that is simultaneously widespread yet devoid of any explanation for its ubiquity. Indeed, the lack of intellectual, humorous, artistic, spiritual, or any other sort of intrinsic value…

The Rising Cost of Information Access

The Rising Cost of Information Access

According to Harvard University Library’s Faculty Advisory Council, the cost of subscriber agreements between Harvard’s libraries and journal publishers has become prohibitive. Calling the situation “financially untenable” in a recent public memo, the Advisory Council laid out the current state of affairs vis-a-vis subscription costs, explaining that price hikes and bundling agreements have spiked the cost…

ReadCube and Google+

ReadCube and Google+

As you might guess from the title (and the picture), we’ve made a Google+ page! Stop on by and give us a +1, and let us know how we can use it to best serve you. Whether it’s our thoughts about the most interesting papers published recently or a regular, scheduled hangout with the ReadCube Team,…

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 2012 from ReadCube!

Happy 2012 from ReadCube!

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.  

Help Make ReadCube Even Better

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…

Labtiva + Digital Science

Labtiva + Digital Science

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Digital Science, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd, and a sister company of Nature Publishing Group. Annette Thomas, CEO of Macmillan Publishers, announced Digital Science’s investment in Labtiva at today’s Frankfurt Book Fair to an audience of STM publishers and industry leaders. We’re extremely excited to be working with…

Welcome to ReadCube!

Welcome to ReadCube!

We are currently entering beta testing of our revolutionary new research management software.  Contact us at http://www.readcube.com if you want to test.