New PubReader View For Full-Text Articles


NCBI’s new PubReader display format in PubMed Central (PMC) makes full-text research papers not only more readable but also more portable.

Whether you’re using a desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone, PubReader adapts to your device, displaying full-text articles in a user-friendly format that minimizes scrolling and maximizes intuitive navigation and portability (see Figure 1).

NCBI’s new PubReader display format in PubMed Central (PMC) makes full-text research papers not only more readable but also more portable.  Whether you’re using a desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone, PubReader adapts to your device, displaying full-text articles in a user-friendly format that minimizes scrolling and maximizes intuitive navigation and portability (see Figure 1).

Figure 1. The PubReader format as seen in three common displays (widescreen desktop, smart phone and tablet).

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Welcome to NCBI Insights!


Many of you know us well as “The NCBI,” the largest public repository of bioinformatics data in the world and one of the busiest United States Government websites. Some of you have heard of us because of our popular resources, such as PubMed, GenBank and BLAST. We are all that and more.

We began the NCBI Insights Blog to help you better understand us and our resources, explore issues of scientific interest that drive our resource development, and demonstrate how you can use our resources to help enhance your research.

The NCBI Insights Blog will have four categories of posts:

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