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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 [...]

Did you know that it has been five years since Springer launched an open access books programme? To commemorate this landmark we feature the story of our first Open Access book and the benefits of publishing Open Access.   Written by Christina Emery  A year before the official launch of its OA books programme in [...]

The Open Access model is particularly important for authors to understand as they aim to increase exposure of their work, seek to access sources for their research, and work to attract funding. Below are 7 things you need to know about OA to help dispel the myths you might have heard.

In honor of Open Access Week, we are sharing five important facts about Springer Compact, an initiative that allows you to publish your open access article at no charge to yourself if your institution has a Springer Compact agreement. Read on to learn more about it.

Earlier this month, CERN announced that SCOAP3, the pioneering initiative to enable open access in high-energy physics, will be extended for a further three years to December 2019.

Our Open Choice program allows authors to publish open access in the majority of Springer’s subscription-based journals. Not familiar? Brush up on these key facts:

Springer authors now receive 40% book discount

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The Source spoke to Sam Molyneux, Co-Founder & CEO of Sciencescape about how their product is changing the way researchers stay on top of the latest research and avoid getting “scooped”.

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