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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 [...]

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 [...]

Pre-publication peer review is an integral part of the modern scientific process. If your experience is limited or you need a refresher, take note of these 10 steps to successfully reviewing a manuscript.

After you have conducted your research, beginning the process of turning your study into a manuscript for publication can seem overwhelming. To help you get started, we’ve compiled 11 questions you should ask yourself as you write your paper. How will I structure my manuscript? Do most of the journals in your field follow the IMRaD [...]

We asked Alex C. Michalos, Emeritus Professor in Political Science from the University of Northern British Columbia, to share advice he would give to scholars standing at the beginning of their careers. Throughout his long, accomplished career he has won many awards, has published 27 books and 118 refereed articles, and founded or co-founded seven [...]

When it comes to utilizing social media in the science community, you might not automatically think about including Reddit into your activities. While Reddit threads may have a reputation for being controversial, there is another side to Reddit that is both important and useful to the scientific world. What exactly is Reddit? You can think [...]

Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Head of Data Publishing at Springer Nature shares news of four data research policies that will be implemented across all journals.

I’m a chemist working in marketing and I’m interested in vintage cars. Completely unrelated topics? Maybe not!

Today’s post is courtesy of the Springer Author Academy, our free e-learning platform, and contains special tips for early career researchers (ECRs) on how to effectively read scientific articles.