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    Our vision: research communication without roadblocks

    Research is a collaborative effort. Each new finding builds upon existing knowledge and serves as the foundation for future breakthroughs.
    At Research Square, we accelerate discovery by fostering collaboration and demolishing barriers to research communication.

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    Our brands: helping researchers communicate and connect

    Research Square’s integrated suite of services offers a complete solution for research communication and collaboration.

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    Read about the recognition we’ve received for growth, job creation, workplace flexibility, and excellence.


About us

Research Square, based in Durham, NC, is dedicated to improving the way new research and discoveries are shared. We employ a growing team of scientists, researchers, language experts, software developers, and publishing industry veterans and offer a collection of services…



Brilliance, humility and collaboration. Each one of us aspires to these ideals because we know we do our best work when we can use our best talents, openly acknowledge what we don’t know, and work collectively toward important goals with…


In the news

Read about Research Square and its brands in articles from The Economist, Nature, Triangle Business Journal, and more.  Topics range from local articles about our new office space, to global coverage of our latest innovations in the world of academic…


JournalGuide introduces new Verified status to help researchers identify trusted journals

JournalGuide has joined the fight against predatory and fraudulent journals by providing a Verified designation for all journals that have been checked against top journal indexes. This new layer of data validation means that the database will continue to be inclusive,  but…

JournalGuide selected as ALPSP Award finalist

Research Square’s own JournalGuide was recently announced as one of the seven finalists for the 2014 ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing. The finalists will be given the opportunity to showcase their  innovation in a rapid fire session at the ALPSP…

Partnership with writeLaTeX/Overleaf announced

WriteLaTeX has partnered with Rubriq (a division of Research Square) to offer its authors direct access to pre-submission peer review services.  WriteLaTeX is a free service that lets you create, edit and share your scientific ideas easily online, and the Overleaf…


Rubriq video for researchers

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