Why isn't Google Scholar working in ReadCube Desktop?

I keep getting "Google Scholar is temporarily unavailable".

Google periodically throttles access to Google Scholar when it’s experiencing a lot of traffic. Unfortunately, during these times our app is unable to search. Usually the problem passes after a few hours. If the problem doesn’t pass and you’re still experiencing difficulties, please let us know by contacting Support.

Articles show up in Google Scholar when I search on the web, but not in the ReadCube application.

ReadCube uses the Google Scholar API, and not the web search interface, when resolving articles to get the metadata, as well as searching for articles. (The same goes for PubMed.)


ReadCube Desktop (Mac/PC)

  1. Can I mark an article as a favorite in ReadCube Desktop?
  2. How do I annotate an article in ReadCube Desktop?
  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?
  7. How do I move Notes/Highlights/Lists from one computer to another without Cloud Sync?
  8. How can I export references from ReadCube?
  9. Why do these Google Scholar captchas keep appearing in ReadCube Desktop?
  10. Why isn't Google Scholar working in ReadCube Desktop?
  11. Can I download PDFs using ReadCube Desktop from journals to which my institution is a subscriber?
  12. ReadCube Desktop Search and Download Tips
  13. How do I use advanced search terms in ReadCube Desktop?
  14. How do I search my library in ReadCube Desktop?
  15. How can I delete articles downloaded via ReadCube Desktop from my computer?
  16. Where does ReadCube Desktop store downloaded article PDFs?
  17. How can I change my article's download provider in ReadCube Desktop?
  18. ReadCube Desktop Article Download Tips
  19. What can I do if ReadCube won't launch / update / install?
  20. How do I use the Enhanced PDF in ReadCube Desktop?
  21. How to Enable Scrolling on Lenovo Laptops in ReadCube Desktop
  22. ReadCube Desktop Release Notes
  23. Manually Adding References/Citations into your ReadCube Library
  24. What are the system requirements for the ReadCube desktop application?
  25. What are Recommendations?
  26. How do I completely remove ReadCube Desktop from my computer?
  27. Will ReadCube Desktop always be free to use?
  28. How can I make ReadCube Desktop's display change to Chinese, Japanese, or Korean?
  29. Where is ReadCube 2.0 installed?
  30. How do I revert back from ReadCube 2.0 to an older version of ReadCube Desktop?
  31. What are connectors?
  32. Why does ReadCube look fuzzy on my high resolution display?
  33. Why do I get a blank/white screen when trying to download a ScienceDirect paper?
  34. Connection error message preventing installation / update / login
  35. Google Scholar isn't working in ReadCube desktop
  36. Adding Only References to your Library
  37. Article Mis-labelled as Supplement (or vice versa)
  38. How do I export / back up / transfer my ReadCube library?
  39. How do I submit requested files to Support for troubleshooting?

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