How do I delete articles from my library in ReadCube Desktop?

There are 2 ways to delete single article from your library:

1. Select an articles you would like to delete by clicking once on the article in your library.  Click the gear bar in the top right corner. You will find 


2. Select an articles you would like to delete by left-clicking (PC) /two-finger click (Mac) to open secondary panel. Select "Delete from Library".


2. Click the words "delete from library” that appears in the right hand options and then click “Yes” in the pop-up window that appears.

To delete multiple article from your library:

1. To select more than one article at a time hold the control key on your keyboard (or command key on a Mac); to select all of the articles in your library click on the first article then click on the last article while holding the shift key on your computer.


2. Click the words "delete from library” that appears in the right hand options and then click “Yes” in the pop-up window that appears.

Confirm deletion

You will be prompted to confirm that you want to delete those files. 



ReadCube Desktop (Mac/PC)

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  3. How do I delete articles from my library in ReadCube Desktop?
  4. How do I organize my articles in ReadCube Desktop?
  5. Can ReadCube Desktop automatically organize my articles into lists?
  6. How do I rename or remove a list in ReadCube Desktop?
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  9. Can I download PDFs using ReadCube Desktop from journals to which my institution is a subscriber?
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  12. How do I search my library in ReadCube Desktop?
  13. How can I delete articles downloaded via ReadCube Desktop from my computer?
  14. Where does ReadCube Desktop store downloaded article PDFs?
  15. How can I change my article's download provider in ReadCube Desktop?
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  18. How do I use the Enhanced PDF in ReadCube Desktop?
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  21. Manually Adding References/Citations into your ReadCube Library
  22. What are the system requirements for the ReadCube desktop application?
  23. What are Recommendations?
  24. How do I completely remove ReadCube Desktop from my computer?
  25. How can I make ReadCube Desktop's display change to Chinese, Japanese, or Korean?
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  29. Why do I get a blank/white screen when trying to download a ScienceDirect paper?
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  31. Adding Metadata-only References to your Library
  32. Article Mis-labelled as Supplement (or vice versa)
  33. How do I export / back up / transfer my ReadCube library?
  34. How do I submit requested files to Support for troubleshooting?

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