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"In June 2013 eLife launched the original Lens Reader, which provides a novel way of looking at content on the web. It makes using scientific articles easier by making it possible to explore figures, figure descriptions, references and more — without losing the place in the article text. While most online research articles simply replicate print, Lens Reader takes full advantage of the interactivity modern web-browsers offer. Readers can absorb key elements in an important paper more readily, more quickly, and more effectively.  Lens Reader is being piloted in journals from six publishers on the HighWire platform. In collaboration with the American Mathematical Society and MathJax it is currently being optimised for display of mathematical content ... Last week eLife released another piece of software, which complements the Lens ecosystem. Lens Browser is a simple to use interface for discovering research ...Lens Browser provides an instant preview of relevant paragraphs to help the user decide whether a matched article is relevant or not. Additionally, filters can be applied to narrow down the result. There is also a quick way to look at how many results there are for a given search term under each filter ... These are the steps you need to take to publish an article with Lens ..."


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04/17/2015, 08:42

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04/17/2015, 10:14