NEVER MISS IMPORTANT RESEARCH
We make it easy for scientists and academics to stay up to date, so they can concentrate on moving their research forward.
One free tool for all your research needs. With keyword and author feeds, notifications, trending papers, bookmarks, institutional access and syncing with Mendeley or Zotero, staying on top of the latest scholarly literature has never been easier.
In addition to aggregating 15,000 peer-reviewed journals and preprints, we’ve recently added Industry Research to help you discover high-quality research beyond academia. You can browse the latest publications from Adobe, Amazon, Cisco, DeepMind, Facebook, Microsoft, Nvidia and Uber.
FREE TO USE
Researcher is free to download and always will be. Get started in a few simple steps and create your own personalised feeds.
DISCOVER WHAT'S NEW BEFORE ANYONE ELSE
No more email alerts, no more RSS feeds. Open access industry research and paper abstracts from 15,000 journals across 10 different subject areas are delivered directly to you in a social media style feed. Be the first to discover relevant content from all top and scientific publications - you’ll never miss essential research again.
JOIN A FAST-GROWING COMMUNITY
With over 1.5 million users around the world, Researcher is the only app you’ll ever need to get new, relevant academic papers straight to you every day.
CREATE FEEDS FOR KEYWORDS OR AUTHORS
Personalise your app. Set up feeds to show paper abstracts including your chosen keywords and authors so you can easily discover what matters to you.
BOOKMARK PAPERS FOR LATER
Discover research at your own pace. Bookmark papers to read later from any mobile device or from your laptop by going to www.researcher-app.com.
LINK YOUR ACCOUNT WITH MENDELEY OR ZOTERO
Send your papers to your chosen reference manager. We support Mendeley and Zotero.
TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS AND NEVER MISS IMPORTANT RESEARCH
All you need to do is turn on notifications to get updates on your content preferences.
You won't have to worry about missing vital research ever again.
FIND OUT WHAT’S TRENDING
Discover what papers are gaining traction in your subject and in other research areas.
READ OPEN ACCESS CONTENT WITH EASE
We’ve integrated Unpaywall with Researcher so you can read and discover open access content which helps you move forward with your research.
RESEARCHER’S CONTENT COVERAGE
We have more than 15,000 journals covering all major disciplines:
Medical & Health Sciences
Life Sciences and Biology
Chemistry & Materials Science
Engineering & Computer Science
Social Sciences & Psychology
Earth Sciences & Geography
Physics and Mathematics
Business & Management
Arts & Humanities
Economics and Finance.
Our content now includes research from Adobe, Amazon, Cisco, Deepmind, Facebook, Microsoft, Nvidia and Uber.
In the app, you can find all the top journals and papers from Springer Nature, Hindawi, Cambridge University Press, Scientific Reports, American Chemical Society, Elsevier, Wiley, Taylor and Francis, RSC, BMJ, RMP, IEEE, arXiv, PubMed, PLOS, PNAS, Oxford University Press, F1000, Cell, ACS Nano, Science AAAS and more.
Disclaimer: Researcher aggregates the abstracts of recently published academic papers. The content includes a combination of open access papers, pre-prints and copyright protected articles behind a paywall. In order to access paid content, users must have valid institutional credentials or provide payment to the publisher.
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The page browsing can be improved
There is one issue about the navigation, once the PDF file is opened, there is only a “Done” button, so that there is no other choice other than close the file after reading, besides adding a “share” button which can allow the user to store and open PDF file elsewhere(as I suggested last time), the app should also allow the user to navigate back to the journal page, there is another app called “Feedly” which has an awesome navigation experience, it just doesn’t have very much journal sources as it’s mainly news reading, but the researcher app should add a good navigation tool to compete with this “Feedly” app.
Another thing, for each journal, one can only see very few latest articles, it will be great if there is a more denser viewing option, so that user can browse issues of the journals, this can be achieved by allowing the user to browsing the journal website easily, which is my point in the last paragraph, the navigation should allow the user to go back and forth, not simply ended at a PDF file and no other option but to close it after reading.
Developer Response ,
We've implemented Safari view for opening PDFs with the latest release. Once you are done with reading or saving the PDF, you can tap on Done in the top left corner of the screen and that will take you back to the paper.
In regards to your second point, you can change how many papers you see in your screen in your settings. If you go to your Profile, then settings (the Cog in the top right corner) you can select between three options.
Hope that helps :-)
Useful to keep up to date with current research
Useful app to follow all the new articles published in scientific journals and really nice feature to look for key words, which at the end seems better than a google scholar notification, and to be honest just more natural than reading a “newsletter” type stuff from gscholar.
However, even if the main features are here, I think some useful things would be interested to implement, like putting in greyish the articles already seen (which makes it able to see where we left last time we update the research) and the possibility to have push notifications for the keywords selected. The “my article” are linked with Mendeley, which in my opinion is a limitation as many people don’t use it (part of it because it is owned by Elseveir) so it could be great to link it with a zotero account (although I am not familiar if there is any API limitation for that...).
Also I noticed that some journals are missing (such as Optica) which makes me still stick with arXiv newsletter + google scholar email notifications on keywords.
Developer Response ,
Hi Gregelliom, Thanks for the review and for your suggestions. We will soon be introducing push notification. We will hopefully be adding both Zotero and Endnote. If there are any journals you want, you can tell me by simply filling in this short form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdItKW1cVTBDYapugbbSShO3D9ADfLCIb-PPpOHZJ-CT0ri4A/viewform?usp=sf_lin. Also, I really like your idea of the grey read article, I will forward this on to the team to discuss. Thanks, Joe from Researcher
Good tool to keep up with the literature
It has all the necessary functions (filters, journal feeds etc) that help me see the recent publications in my area.
One problem I found is that the journal feed does not allow me to filter out “just accepted” papers from ASAP (as soon as publishable) articles. As least I did not find such a function.
The difference is that for most journals I follow, “just accepted” articles are pre-galley proof and they do not have TOC graphics, which makes them much harder to navigate through than ASAP (as soon as publishable) or already published articles. For some journals (for example, Agnewandte Chemie), the feed page is overwhelmed by “just accepted” papers without any graphics, and I find it really hard to read through all the tittles and abstracts without any graphics.
Developer Response ,
Dear user, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We're sorry that you are facing this issue. This has been shared within the team and we will look into it. If we can help you with anything else you can contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, Maria.
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