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MIT Press becomes ReadCube's 60th partner

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MIT Press and ReadCube have announced a partnership that will bring university press’s collection to the ReadCube platform.

Through the ReadCube Discover service, more than 29,000 articles from 30 scholarly journals across the arts, humanities, economics, science and technology, history, and political science have been indexed for enhanced discoverability through ReadCube’s search engines, feeds and personalised recommendation engine.

This partnership with MIT Press is hailed as a milestone by ReadCube, as the press become the 60th publishing partner to sign onto the service, joining the likes of Springer, Nature, Wiley, deGruyter, the Royal Society of Chemistry, Allen Press, and SciELO.

'As publishers, our mission is to support both our authors and readers – the core of that is connecting one with the other,' said Nick Lindsay, journals director at MIT Press. 'By working with ReadCube, we can not only increase the accessibility of our articles but also offer a unique “connected” reading experience.'

The agreement also includes the MIT press collection available as Enhanced PDFs when read within ReadCube’s web, desktop and mobile applications. Features include hyperlinked in-line citations, annotation tools, instant access to supplemental materials and figures, clickable author names, social sharing, and altmetrics.

'MIT Press continues to be an innovator in this space. Their collection is an exciting addition to the ReadCube platform and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with them to bring their multi-disciplinary titles to our community of readers,' said Robert McGrath, co-founder and CEO of ReadCube.