Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
Allen Press (allenpress.com), comprehensive publishing services provider serving scholarly and special-interest publishers, today announced an agreement with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube to enhance content hosted on its Pinnacle online publishing platform. Over 66,000 articles from Allen Press’ platform have been indexed by ReadCube’s Discover service and enhanced for discoverability on ReadCube’s web, desktop, and mobile reading portals, plus search engines and recommendation feeds.
“ReadCube’s creative approach to discoverability and interactive reading align with our goal of bringing our publishing partners’ content to scholars within an interface that adds value to the experience, said Melanie Dolechek, Director of Publishing and Marketing. “We are excited to continue offering our clients innovative options for increasing visibility—and ultimately usage—of their content online.”
In addition to enabling Allen Press publishers to more easily connect with the researchers who consume their content, Discover enhances that content with ReadCube’s Enhanced PDF technology. ReadCube’s unique reading experience includes interactive features like hyperlinked in-line citations, annotations, clickable author names, direct access to supplemental content and figures, social sharing, and Altmetrics.
“Allen Press offers a valuable service to niche publishers, and we are thrilled to be working with them to support the discovery of all their hosted content,” says Robert McGrath, CEO of ReadCube.
About Allen Press
Allen Press, Inc., plays a vital role in the dissemination of knowledge and information by partnering with organizations in the scholarly community. Headquartered in Lawrence, Kansas, Allen Press provides a comprehensive portfolio of integrated services in the broad areas of content management, online and print delivery, association management, and publishing services. Founded nearly 80 years ago, Allen Press is a trusted partner of scholarly societies, professional associations, and publishers nationwide. To learn more about hosting books or journals on Pinnacle, contact marketing(at)allenpress(dot)com.
ReadCube develops software to make the world of research more accessible and connected. The 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 Checkout. 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