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By: John Cody For those wondering what the future of academic publishing might look like, the Springer Handbook of Robotics might point the way. The team behind it took a different approach from standard handbooks. The innovation, collaboration, and marketing that went into it has undoubtedly contributed to its success. The strength of the publication is [...]

  By: Jessica Monaghan Meeting the open access requirements of research funders and institutions can prove a real challenge for authors. As the increase in records in the registry of OA repository mandates and policies (ROARMAP) demonstrates, the number of organisations with OA requirements is increasing every year, meaning more and more researchers are subject [...]

Having recently been awarded a CBE for services to the Social Sciences in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list, we spoke to Professor Carol Smart about her career in academia, the impact of the social sciences, and why they’re so important as we appear to enter a post-truth period of ‘alternative facts’. Can you give [...]

Interested in learning more about the facts behind the stories you read from the media? Each month we’re pulling some of the major headlines from the news, and pairing them with research articles related to the topic. With the power of SharedIt, you'll be able to read full journal articles and share them with others! [...]

Who are our Springer authors? We took a closer look at the data in 2016 to pull together an overview of what it means to be a Springer author. What we found spans 351,000 journal articles and 12,000 books. Our authors bring research from over 21 disciplines to the scientific community. See more below in our 2016 [...]

This month’s spotlight is on our Transfer Desk Service. One journal’s rejection may be another’s discovery. Find out how the service works and benefits both authors and editors. As an author when a paper you’ve spent time and effort researching and writing gets rejected from a journal, it can be hard not to take it [...]

What does it take to get your journal article from submission to publication? How does your book go from a manuscript to a title available at your university library? When your journal partners with Springer Nature for distribution, what steps are taking place to ensure all goes smoothly? We’re answering these questions and more in [...]

Have you thought about starting a blog, but are unsure where to start? There are plenty of blog posts from academic bloggers that cover the many benefits of blogging, but if you’ve already made the decision to start – what now? Create your blog. There are many free services available that make it easy and [...]

This month's service spotlight is on our latest offering for researchers, Recommended. Keeping up with the latest research in your field just got easier than ever before. A closer look at Recommended There are over 4,000 new primary research papers published every day. In a survey of nature.com users from 2015, we learned that regardless [...]

With content spanning several publishers including Springer, Nature, Palgrave Macmillan, BioMed Central and more, we're positioned to offer you some of the best content in the research community. Our content includes the type of material that will not only help you with your specific research needs as an academic, but with information that is useful for [...]