Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014
BioOne, a leading publisher of scientific research, announced today it will partner with ReadCube, a Boston-based publishing technology company, to enhance the content from its online aggregation BioOne Complete. Leveraging ReadCube’s Discover service, titles from BioOne’s society and institutional partner publishers will be fully enhanced and discoverable across ReadCube’s platform.
“Our mission is to maximize access to critical research and ensure the viability of our publishing partners,” said Susan Skomal, BioOne President/CEO. “In pursuit of those goals, we’re dedicated to offering the best possible content with the best possible reading experience. We’re delighted to be working with ReadCube to accomplish this.”
In addition to improved discoverability via ReadCube’s web, desktop, and mobile reading portals, articles from BioOne Complete will be enhanced. Popular ReadCube features like hyperlinked in-line citations, annotations, clickable author names, direct access to supplemental content and figures, social sharing and altmetrics will be seamlessly integrated into the reading interface.
“Content from BioOne Complete brings great value to our user community,” said Robert McGrath, CEO of ReadCube. “We’re delighted to bring BioOne’s rich collection of bioscience journals to our platform.”
BioOne is a nonprofit publisher that aims to make scientific research more accessible through a growing portfolio of products including its full-text aggregation, BioOne Complete, and open access journal, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. Established in 1999 by five founding organizations—the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition), The University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), and Allen Press, Inc.—BioOne serves a community of over 140 society and institutional publishers, 4,000 accessing institutions, and millions of researchers worldwide. For more information, please visit bioone.org. For inquiries, contact Nicole Colovos, Senior Director of Marketing Communications at nicole(at)bioone(dot)org.
Labtiva develops software to make the world of research more accessible and connected. Its free ReadCube desktop application for PC and Mac helps researchers in any discipline easily organize and manage existing article libraries, and discover new literature through searches and daily personalized recommendations. ReadCube offers a suite of innovative services to publishers, including Readcube Discover, ReadCube Connect and ReadCube Check-out. ReadCube’s publisher technologies have been adopted by partners such as Nature Publishing Group, Frontiers, Wiley, Palgrave, and SciELO. Harvard researchers Robert McGrath and Siniša Hrvatin founded Labtiva in 2007, which now has offices in Cambridge, MA and Zagreb, Croatia, and is supported by Digital Science, a technology division of Macmillan Science and Education. To find out more about ReadCube, visit: http://www.readcube.com. For publisher inquiries, contact publishers(at)readcube(dot)com.