Edward Elgar Publishing Strengthens the Discoverability of their Collection by Partnering with ReadCube

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Over 40,000 eBook chapters and articles now indexed and enhanced on ReadCube’s Web, Mobile and Desktop Apps

Edward Elgar Publishing, a leading independent, international academic and professional publisher, today announced an agreement with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube, to index and enhance its eBook and journal collection.

Over 40,000 eBook chapter and journal articles from Edward Elgar Publishing's collection have been indexed by ReadCube’s Discover service and are now easily discoverable via ReadCube’s search engine, related article feeds and personalized recommendations.

“ReadCube’s innovative approach to discoverability and interactive reading align perfectly with our mission to bring our authors’ content to the widest possible readership,” says Tim Williams, Managing Director.

In addition, ReadCube’s Discover service has enhanced Elgar’s collection to be viewable in ReadCube’s interactive reading format. ReadCube’s unique reading experience includes features like hyperlinked in-line citations, annotations, clickable author names, direct access to supplemental content and figures, social sharing, and Altmetrics.

“Elgar’s collection, with its strong focus on the social sciences and legal fields, brings immense value to the ReadCube community,” says Robert McGrath, CEO of ReadCube, “We are thrilled to be working with them to bring their collection to the fingertips of the ReadCube community. “

About Edward Elgar Publishing

Founded in 1986, Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading independent academic publisher in economics, business and management, law and the social sciences. The firm won the IPG Digital Publishing Award in 2015 and was awarded Independent Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year by both the IPG and The Bookseller Magazine in 2014.

To find out more, visit:
Website and publication catalog | (http://www.e-elgar.com/)
eBook and journal platform - Elgaronline | (http://www.elgaronline.com/)
Edward Elgar Publishing Blog | (http://elgarblog.com/)
Edward Elgar Publishing Videos | (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg0KrnrmIg7nlT37ls2ZZjw/videos)

About ReadCube

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 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 Wiley, Nature Publishing Group, Springer, Frontiers, Allen Press, DeGruyter, 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 operated by global media company, the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. To find out more about ReadCube, visit: http://www.readcube.com.

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