PubGo™ Plugin for Publications
What is the PubGo™ plugin?
The PubGo™ plugin* (beta version) for use with Adobe® Reader® and Acrobat® software is designed to complement your publication-reading experience by providing additional information about products that are mentioned in the publication. The first time you download the plugin, you will be asked to associate the PubGo™ plugin with your active versions of Adobe® Reader® or Adobe® Acrobat® software.
After you’ve done this, each time you open a PDF the tool will automatically run in the background, identifying related products where appropriate. For Life Technologies™ products, you will be presented with links to product detail pages and, in some cases, more information about the product.
The PubGo™ plugin enables researchers to discover products and reproduce experiments with minimal effort.
- Quickly identify relevant products and related material (e.g., product protocols, prices, alternate sizes)
- Easily find replacement products when reading an older paper citing a product that is no longer available
- Access direct links to more detailed product information
- Windows® XP, 7, or 8
- Adobe® Reader® or Acrobat® 10 or 11
Download the PubGo™ installer for Windows®. Run the installer and follow instructions. When prompted, agree to Terms and Conditions to complete installation. If you have both Adobe® Reader® and Acrobat® software installed, the PubGo™ plugin will be added to both.
- Mac OS® 10.6 or above
- Adobe® Reader® or Acrobat® 10 or 11
Download the PubGo™ installer for Mac. Run the installer and follow instructions. When prompted, agree to Terms and Conditions to complete installation. If you have more than one version of Adobe® Reader® software installed, or both Reader® and Acrobat® software installed, the PubGo™ installer will prompt you to pick the version you'd like to use.
*Plugins add additional functionality to Adobe® Acrobat® or Adobe® Reader® software. They are extensions of the Acrobat®/Reader® interface that enhance your reading experience or provide other features pertaining to the PDF content. Such plugins are typically a file with the extension .api placed in the Acrobat®/Reader® plugin folder. When you install the PubGo™ plugin, the plugin file is automatically copied to the appropriate Acrobat®/Reader® plugin folder. The PubGo™ Plugin menu in Acrobat or Reader, which is enabled when the PubGo™ app is installed, allows you to enable or disable the app, and control display of products within the publication (view a screen shot example here).
These Terms and Conditions of Use are effective on: 9/16/2014
These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Agreement”) apply to the Life Technologies PubGo application (“App”) for Adobe Acrobat Reader or Professional software and your use of it. This is an agreement between you and Life Technologies Corporation. By accessing, installing, copying, or using the App, you agree to be bound by the terms set forth herein. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, then you may not install, copy, or use this App.
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