The Geological Society Partners with ReadCube to Enhance Discoverability of its Scholarly Journals and Books

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Over 20,000 articles from the Geological Society of London's collection are now indexed and discoverable across ReadCube’s web, desktop and mobile apps.

The Geological Society of London (GSL), a major international Earth science publisher, announces their partnership with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube to index their scholarly journals and books with ReadCube’s Discover service. Over 20,000 articles are now searchable across ReadCube’s web, desktop, and mobile reading portals and also included in ReadCube’s search engines, related article feeds and popular recommendation engine.

“Our aim is to ensure that our content is discoverable to readers worldwide,” said Neal Marriott, Director of Publishing, Library and Information Services. “We also want to offer our readers the best possible reading experience and this collaboration with ReadCube supports both of these objectives.”

When read within any of the free ReadCube apps, GSL articles will be available in ReadCube’s Enhanced PDF reading format. Enhancements include hyperlinked in-line citations and figures, annotations, clickable author names, instant access to supplemental content, social sharing, and altmetrics.

“We’re looking forward to working with the Geological Society of London,” said Robert McGrath, CEO and co-founder of ReadCube. “Together we will continue to improve the accessibility of high-quality scholarly content and further support researchers worldwide.”

About GSL:

The Geological Society of London, founded 1807, is a learned and professional body of nearly 12,000 Earth scientists with a remit to investigate, interpret, discuss, inform and advise on the nature and processes of the Earth, their practical importance to humanity, and, in the interests of the public, to promote professional excellence. The Society offers advice to Parliament and Government, at individual and corporate levels. The Society is a Registered Charity No. 210161.

The Geological Society Publishing House is a major international Earth science publisher and is dedicated to providing a high-quality service to Earth scientists throughout the world. The Society publishes a diverse range of books and journals, with over 8000 pages of new peer-reviewed geoscience literature being made available every year. The Lyell Collection at hosts the Society’s journal titles, Special Publications and key book series.

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 ReadCube 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:

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