Readcube – COVID-19 Research Pass

“In collaboration with leading scholarly publishers, the COVID-19 Research Pass enables instant full text access to the latest COVID-19 research literature from participating publishers and via Open Access. Additionally, the program offers API access to millions of full text research articles for text and data mining purposes. More information about the program can be found here….”

Nature Publishing Group and ReadCube Unveil Preliminary Results of Scientific Article Sharing Trial

“Nature Publishing Group, part of Springer Nature, has announced the results of its ground-breaking 12-month content sharing initiative to support collaborative research. The trial has concluded with positive results and the initiative to offer on-platform sharing of the full text of articles using ReadCube’s enhanced PDF technology will continue indefinitely.

In December 2014, a 12-month content sharing trial was set up to enable subscribers to 49 journals on to legitimately and conveniently share the full text of articles of interest with colleagues without a subscription via a shareable web link on, enabled by publishing technology company, ReadCube. The trial was also extended to 100 media outlets and blogs around the world that report on the findings of articles published on, allowing them to provide their own readers with a link to a full text, read-only view of the original scientific paper….”