Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014
Academic publishing house De Gruyter today announced its partnership with Boston-based publishing software company ReadCube. With this partnership, over 850 journal titles and book chapters from the De Gruyter collection will be indexed by ReadCube for easy discovery across the technology company’s web, desktop and mobile portals, search engines and recommendation feeds.
“We strive to make our content as easy to discover as possible, in support of researchers across all disciplines,” says Christine Woll, Marketing Director at De Gruyter. “Working with ReadCube enables us to better serve our existing readers, and simultaneously help many more discover our content. For both new and existing readers, we’re proud to leverage ReadCube’s technology to offer the best possible reading experience, plus even easier accessibility to the content that fuels their discovery.”
When read within ReadCube’s free desktop, web, and mobile applications, De Gruyter articles and book chapters, are now available in ReadCube’s signature ”enhanced” format. Enhancements include hyperlinked in-line citations, annotation tools, instant access to supplemental materials and figures, clickable author names, social sharing, and altmetrics.
“Our partnership with De Gruyter is an expression of our mutual commitment to innovation, accessibility and discovery of cutting edge scholarly research,” said Robert McGrath, co-founder and CEO of ReadCube, “We are thrilled to have them as a publishing partner.”
About De Gruyter:
The independent academic publisher De Gruyter can look back at an over 260 year history. Headquartered in Berlin, De Gruyter publishes over 1,300 new titles each year in the humanities, medicine, natural sciences, and law, more than 700 journals, and a broad range of digital media. The Group owns the imprints De Gruyter Akademie Forschung, Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, De Gruyter Open, and De Gruyter Saur. http://www.degruyter.com
ReadCube develops software to make the world of research more accessible and connected. Its free 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. Partners such as Nature Publishing Group, Frontiers, Wiley, Palgrave, and SciELO have adopted ReadCube’s publisher technologies. 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 [email protected]