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ReadCube: What is ReadCube?

What is ReadCube?

  • ReadCube is a reference management system intended to help researchers find and manage literature, however, it is also being used by libraries to provide quicker access to certain journals at a price less than that currently being paid for interlibrary loan or pay-for-view.
  • The journals available through ReadCube are those published by Nature, click the link below to see a list of all Nature journals. Note that Nature titles currently subscribed to by the library will not be included in ReadCube, those journals will continue to be accessed as usual. Check the box to the right to see current Nature journal subscriptions.
  • When using Readcube, you have permanent Cloud Access to an article, which means that you can view the PDF on your computer and print the article, but you will not be able to download the article. .
  • ReadCube can be accessed on or off campus, however, off-campus use will require accessing the journal through the Libraries' catalog or by using a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Click the appropriate tab at the top to see more information about use on or off-campus
  • You should use your Auburn email (ending in to create your ReadCube account.


Current AU Libraries Nature Subscriptions

AU Libraries has subscriptions to the following titles. You can access them though the Libraries' catalog like any other subscribed title.


Nature (including Nature News)  
Nature Research Journals  
Nature Biotechnology  
Nature Cell Biology  
Nature Genetics  
Nature Immunology  
Nature Materials  
Nature Medicine  
Nature Neuroscience  
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology  
Nature Reviews  
Nature Reviews Cancer  
Nature Reviews Genetics  
Nature Reviews Immunology  
Nature Reviews Neuroscience  
NPG Academic & Society Journals  
American Journal of Gastroenterology  
British Journal of Cancer  
Cancer Gene Therapy  
Cell Death and Differentiation  
Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics  
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition  
Gene Therapy  
Immunology and Cell Biology  
International Journal of Obesity  
the ISME Journal  
Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism  
Journal of Investigative Dermatology  
Molecular Psychiatry  
Pediatric Research  

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