Importing of References to ReadCube Papers from External Databases

Our web and desktop applications offer numerous ways to both import and export content to and from your ReadCube Papers library.

If you are coming from another reference manager, such as Mendeley or Endnote, please see our guide here on how to migrate your entire library.

To import a reference (PDF) from a local database on your computer, you can follow and number of the import options which we offer here; you can use our import menu or simply drag and drop the local PDFs you're looking to import directly into your ReadCube library where they will import and then match with metadata found online. 

If you do not have a PDF but rather a .ris or .bib file containing a reference or citation, we offer two options:
Using the web or desktop application, you can drag and drop that file directly into your library or, use our import option:





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