R Discovery partners with SAGE Publishing

Cactus Communications

January 17, 2023

R Discovery, a Researcher.Life solution by Cactus Communications (CACTUS), has partnered with SAGE Publishing, a global academic publisher of books, journals, and a growing suite of library products and services. This partnership will enable R Discovery users to read the paper abstracts in the app, and they will then be directed to the journal’s website to access the full-text paper of all popular SAGE journals.

Commenting on the partnership, Abhishek Goel, CEO & Co-founder, CACTUS, said, “Our collaboration with SAGE is a step towards creating an integrated ecosystem and helping all users globally to get more relevant and authentic content directly from source. With R Discovery’s capabilities, this move will help researchers globally to find the right content, save time, and improve the quality of their research.”

Lorianne Sarsfield, Publishing Editor, Abstracting & Indexing, SAGE Publishing, said, “At SAGE, we are committed to increasing the transparency and accessibility of scientific research so that it has the best chance of creating impact within the scholarly community and beyond. Our partnership with R Discovery will help more researchers find the content that they need from SAGE quickly and effectively.”

R Discovery by CACTUS has been downloaded over 2 million times by researchers from over 190 countries. Researchers regularly use R Discovery to find new content, read, and access full-text. Currently it has over 100 million papers from 32,000+ journals covering over 9.5 million research topics across various subject areas such as life sciences, biology, medicine, philosophy, political science, environmental science, social sciences, and psychology. It is also the largest open access repository with more than 39 million open-access articles available. Users can access paywalled articles via their university credentials. R Discovery is one of the largest repositories of research content that is accessible on the go. 

SAGE Publishing produces high quality educational resources that support instructors to prepare citizens, policy makers, educators, and researchers of the future. SAGE publishes more than 1,000 journals and 600 new books globally each year, as well as library resources that include archives, data, case studies, video, and technologies for discovery, access, and engagement.

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