eLife Sciences introduces eLife Lens, a cutting-edge, open-source tool for reading & using content online | eLife | The new funder-researcher collaboration and open-access journal for outstanding advancements in life and biomedical research
"In June, eLife Sciences presented a sneak peek of an innovative tool for reading and navigating research online: eLife Lens. Following strong positive feedback from the academic community, eLife has adopted Lens into its main journal site so that every article may be readily explored on this new platform. eLife Sciences is a unique collaboration between funders and practitioners of research designed to enhance the communication of influential discoveries through open access, fast, fair, and constructive review, and the use of digital media. eLife Sciences is backed by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust. eLife Lens improves reading and using scientific articles by making it possible to explore figures, figure descriptions, references and more without losing your place in the article text. While most online research articles tend to replicate print, eLife Lens takes greater advantage of the Internet’s flexibility; readers can absorb key elements in an important paper more readily, more quickly, and more effectively ..."