Press Releases

August 13, 2014
Cambridge, MA

All Canadian Science Publishing Titles Now Indexed and Discoverable on ReadCube’s platform

Canadian Science Publishing (CSP), an independent, not-for-profit scholarly publisher, announces an agreement with Boston-based publishing technology company ReadCube, to enhance its content via ReadCube’s cross-platform reference management system.

SP’s collection, including its 16 peer-reviewed journal titles published under the NRC Research Press banner, will be indexed by ReadCube Discover, enhancing the discoverability of its scholarly content by leveraging ReadCube’s web, desktop, and mobile reading portals, search engines, and recommendation feeds, used by more than 5.7 million researchers worldwide. All articles within those titles will be enhanced with ReadCube’s signature reading experience.

”ReadCube Discover is an exciting and innovative service that improves the reading experience for researchers while further extending the reach and discoverability of our content,” says Cameron Macdonald, Executive Director, CSP. “ We’re pleased to work with ReadCube to provide our authors and our readers with quality tools to help them successfully - and enjoyably - meet their publishing and research goals.”

ReadCube Discover enables CSP journals to be fully enhanced and discoverable within ReadCube's suite of scholarly tools. Across ReadCube’s web, desktop, and mobile applications, articles will be seamlessly enhanced to include helpful features such as hyperlinked in-line citations, annotations, clickable author names, direct access to supplemental content and figures, social sharing, and Altmetrics.

In addition to CSP’s NRC Research Press journals, a number of CSP client journals will also be taking part in ReadCube’s Discover service including: Canadian Institute of Community Studies, Canadian Young Scientist Journal, LymphoSign Journal, Alces, Canadian Institute of Forestry, Dietitians of Canada, and Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.

“We’re delighted to work Canadian Science Publishing and their publishing partners to make their content to accessible to those who rely on it to drive the scientific innovation,” says Robert McGrath, CEO.



For more information please contact::

Alex Hodgson
Director of Marketing and Public Relations, ReadCube
Tel: +001 857 265 4945

Jenny Ryan
Communications Manager, Canadian Science Publishing
613-656-9846 ext 236

About Canadian Science Publishing
Canadian Science Publishing (CSP), head-quartered in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada) is an independent, not-for-profit scholarly publisher dedicated to serving the needs of researchers and their communities, not only by publishing quality peer-reviewed journals,  but also by supporting the knowledge-sharing activities of scholarly societies and other key partners through events, awards, and other exchanges. CSP proudly partners with industry leaders to provide trusted and innovative solutions for authors and readers around the world. www.cdnsciencepub.com | www.nrcresearchpress.com 

About ReadCube
Labtiva develops software to make the world of research more accessible and connected. Its 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. 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 publishers@readcube.com