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A quick search for English-language Springer Nature books on Bookmetrix for the year 2017 yields over 7,000 titles. Some were published in early 2017, others not until December. Regardless, they made a big impact in 2017! We track download numbers on SpringerLink, citations are sourced from CrossRef.org and online mentions are provided by Altmetric.com. A [...]

We’re starting the year with a service spotlight on one of our key services for authors, MySpringer and MyPalgrave. An Overview A MySpringer/MyPalgrave account offers direct access to your author account. From there you can download your free personal eBook copy, access your 40% author discount, track your publications, and find various other services periodically. [...]

Thank you for being a reader in 2017! As we embark on a new year we’re excited to bring more engaging content and a fresh look that represents our Springer Nature family of brands. Before we kick off the new year, we’re sharing the must-read posts of the year based on our readers that you [...]

Keeping with the spirit of the season we put together a ready reckoner of sorts for our authors informing them about our reputational author services. Categorised as Pre and Post Publication, author services are listed along with a short description followed by their respective URLs. Using this resource: Simply download the PDF to activate the links to learn [...]

With the holidays upon us it can be difficult to bunker down and focus on work. Get set for a productive ending to your year, and an even better 2018 with these useful tips. By Stacy Konkiel At Altmetric, we provide actionable insights into the online engagement surrounding published research. In early 2017 we asked [...]

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! [...]

Would you consider yourself an expert in your field? If not, these tips might come in handy to assert and establish yourself as a thought leader. As a researcher it is possible to feel drowned in data and to downplay your expertise in your field. As is the case in any field, communicating and engaging [...]

By: Mithu Lucraft, Head of Marketing, Outreach and Development, Open Research, Springer Nature  In previous blog posts, we have talked about the benefits of publishing a book open access (OA). But what evidence is there to support these assertions? For the journals market, where open access is now well into its second decade, there has [...]

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! [...]

By: Christina Emery, Marketing Manager, OA Books This week is Open Access Week, a global event that encourages the discussion of open access (OA) amongst researchers and the scholarly community. This year’s theme for OA Week asks the question, ‘Open access in order to…?’ Whilst OA is more established for journal publishing, it is still relatively [...]