(PRWEB) March 24, 2015
IOP Publishing (IOP), one of the world’s largest publishers of scientific information in physics and the related sciences, today announced an agreement with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube to increase the discoverability and enhance their articles within the ReadCube web, desktop and mobile environment.
Thirty-four journal titles, including the Journal of Physics series, are now fully discoverable via ReadCube’s web, desktop, and mobile reading portals, plus search engines and recommendation feeds.
“Supporting the dissemination of scientific research is paramount to our mission and we are pleased to collaborate with ReadCube to put their innovative technology to work for our community.” said Julian Norman, Senior Product Manager at IOP.
All indexed IOP articles viewed within the ReadCube’s free web, desktop and mobile apps will feature enhancements like hyperlinked in-line citations, annotation tools, clickable author names, integrated altmetrics, and direct access to supplemental content.
"IOP Publishing is one of the world’s premier scholarly publishers,” says Robert McGrath, CEO and Co-founder of ReadCube. “We’re excited to join IOP’s collection with our innovative reading experience in support of scholars, researchers, and curious minds worldwide.”
IOP Publishing provides publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. Beyond our traditional journals programme, we make high-value scientific information easily accessible through an ever-evolving portfolio of books, community websites, magazines, conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services. IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to support science through the activities of the Institute. Go to ioppublishing.org or follow us on Twitter @IOPPublishing.
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.com