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Nature Blogs; Julie Gould - March 18th 2014

Scientific Publishing and a Digital Future

Nature Blogs speaks to Euan Adie (Altmetric) and Alex Hodgson (ReadCube) in this podcast about scientific publishing and a digital future. Read More

Cambridge, MA - February 4th, 2014

Labtiva Hires Adrian Stanley as VP, Global Business Development for ReadCube

Labtiva, Inc., developer of the ReadCube suite of scholarly literature tools, today announced the hire of Adrian T. Stanley as Vice President of Global Business Development, a newly created position. Stanley will be responsible for worldwide publisher sales and developing key strategic partnerships. He joins Labtiva from The Charlesworth Group - a leading international publishing services company, where he most recently served as CEO of the US division. Read More

Insights: the UKSG journal; Mark England, Rick Anderson - November 6th 2013

Patron-driven acquisition of journal articles using ReadCube at the University of Utah

The University of Utah Library has teamed with a new company, Labtiva, to experiment with a product called ReadCube Access. This product allows the library to provide access to journal articles using a patron-driven acquisition (PDA) mechanism, using a tiered pricing structure based on level and permanence of access. Outcomes of the pilot program and a value analysis are discussed. Overall, the program is deemed a success by the Library. Read More

Journal Prep - July 31, 2013

Organize Your Literature Library with ReadCube

In order to keep up with the fast pace of scientific research, most researchers, scientists, professors, and students have to spend a great deal of time reading journal articles. This can be very time-consuming and can quickly make users frustrated with the limitations and drawbacks of both printed journals and traditional PDF files. Luckily, a new generation of digital tools is emerging to help deal with these problems. Read More

Insights: the UKSG journal; Mark England, Phill Jones - June 7, 2013

Diversification of Access Pathways and the Role of Demand Driven Acquisition

The combined influence of rapidly changing technology and the economic downturn has forced librarians and publishers to reassess their respective roles in the delivery of information. Many are realizing that the costs of traditional collection management through journal subscriptions and particularly the 'Big Deal' are not only burdensome but unsustainable. Read More

Bite-Sized Bio; Laura Fulford - May 13, 2013

How To Get Organized With Reference Managers for Science – ReadCube

One of the best features of ReadCube, and one I wished existed when I was doing my PhD, is the enhanced PDF feature This feature overlays information about authors, references and supplemental material onto the PDF. Clicking references within the text brings up the related citations in a separate side bar, including links to the online articles, allowing you quick access to related papers without losing your place. Read More

May 2, 2013

ReadCube Articles, now on eLife!

We’re pleased to announce that the eLife journal is officially supported in ReadCube an Enhanced PDF! You can enjoy this functionality in the desktop app—simply make sure you’re using the latest version, and you’ll be good to go. Read More

Xinhuanet; Xia Xiaopeng - March 21, 2013

Readcube: An all-in-one tool for reading PDF articles

ReadCube, a new program for digital articles reading and managing, has been praised highly on the Internet. As a comprehensive, all-in-one tool, ReadCube offers specific multi-functions, such as clean operation interface, daily recommendation service and a better experience of reading PDFs of scholarly articles. Read More

Hoboken, N.J. – February 6th, 2013

Wiley Makes Scientific PDFs Interactive With the ReadCube Web Reader from Labtiva

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (NYSE:JWa, JWb), a global provider of content and workflow solutions in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional development; and education, today launched Labtiva’s ReadCube Web Reader on Wiley Online Library. Read More

Boston, MA - October 8th, 2012

A Plan to Open Up Science Journals

Boston Globe: Science publishing today is much like the pre-iTunes days of music sales, when customers who wanted just one song from an artist had to buy a whole album. University libraries and companies have to buy yearlong subscriptions, called site licenses, to give ­researchers access to a handful of articles. But at several thousand dollars or more per subscription, even the richest libraries can’t ­afford to buy every scientific journal that’s published. And most researchers can’t justify the $30 to $50 single-article fee or the wait of weeks or months for an interlibrary loan. Read More

September 25, 2012

ReadCube: An excellent all-in-one tool for organizing, finding, reading and annotating PDF articles

PDF library organization is important if you’re a student or a scholar. Enter new kid on the block ReadCube, a free Adobe AIR app currently in public beta. ReadCube offers a comprehensive, all-in-one solution for organizing, finding and reading articles. It's a worthy competitor to Zotero and Mendeley. Read More

BOSTON – 15 January, 2012

Open Access Science Publisher Frontiers Adopts ReadCube Web Reader for Interactive PDF Reading

Frontiers, open-access publisher of interdisciplinary science journals, today announced the new integration of the ReadCube Web Reader for all of its peer-reviewed online journals. Read More

BOSTON – 8 November, 2012

Affordable Journal Articles: Labtiva and Nature Publishing Group Open ReadCube Access for the Public

An affordable way to read scientific articles launched today on Nature Publishing Group (NPG) journals, as NPG and Labtiva opened to the public a pilot of the ReadCube Access program for inexpensive single-click purchases and two-day rentals. Read More

BOSTON – 27 September, 2012

University of Utah, Nature Publishing Group Pilot the “ReadCube” Alternative to Traditional Single Journal Article Purchases

In an effort to eliminate gaps in access to research literature, the software company Labtiva has launched a pilot program that provides libraries and institutions with affordable and instant access to scientific articles in non-subscribed journals. The first participants in the pilot program, called ReadCube Access, are the University of Utah and Nature Publishing Group. Read More

London / BOSTON – 2 November, 2011

ReadCube Brings Enhanced Reading Experience to Nature.com

Labtiva, Nature Publishing Group (NPG), and Digital Science announced today the integration of the ReadCube Web Reader with nature.com. Read More

BOSTON – 11 October, 2011

Digital Science announces investment in Boston based start-up Labtiva

Digital Science, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd., today announced an investment in Boston based start-up Labtiva. The company was founded by two Harvard alumni, Robert McGrath and Sinisa Hrvatin, to help researchers manage their information collections more efficiently, starting with content. Read More

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