Product Readcube Large

ReadCube is a free, cross-platform desktop application that enables researchers to create and manage their personal content library, and intuitively discover new literature in their field through daily recommendations. ReadCube is developed by our partners Labtiva.

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    • Populate your collection instantly with easy import.
    • Automatic resolution using PubMed and Google Scholar.
    • Annotate, highlight and mark-up literature in your library.
    • Stay on top of the latest research - relevant articles automatically recommended every day.


In addition to ReadCube's desktop app, they also have a web reader for easy integration with external content providers. Current integrations include Nature, 18 of Nature's research journals, and on Scientific Reports, with a plan to make available through other publishers' platforms this year. 

The web reader enables users to highlight and annotate article content in their browser on the publisher's website, and sync their edits to their desktop application.