New COUNTER reports for SpringerProtocols
March 2018 | Two new COUNTER reports are now available to download in your Library Admin area of SpringerLink, showing usage and denials of SpringerProtocols content. The newly-released report formats provide an easier option for account administrators who wish to see usage of this content separately.
5 ways to get more from your journal subscriptions
May 2018 | Today’s library is responsible for a whole raft of services - from content analysis and reporting, data-management and platform integration - to publicity, marketing and training. With significant budget invested in journal subscriptions, it’s vital to achieve a strong return. We’ve worked with libraries across the globe to test out the most effective ways you can improve journal discovery and usage at your institution.
New Twitter account
Jan 2018 | Stay updated on platform changes, usage stats, service notifications and general Springer Nature news for Information Managers please follow us on Twitter @SN_Dashboard
Social Media Tips & Trends
July 2019 | Social Media Tips for Librarians: Social media is used for promotion by businesses large and small and libraries are no different. Using a range of social media channels to promote their holdings and services to users in a fun and cost effective way. Read our first edition of a regular feature on social media especially for librarians.
The NEW Springer Nature Image Library: Your source for book & journal covers
April 2018 | In line with Springer Nature’s expanding efforts to provide centralized resources across products for librarians, we are pleased to announce the new image library website is now live. This is a resource for finding and downloading product cover thumbnail images for books, book series, journals and issues. This image library is service is free.
SN SciGraph Explorer Data via the API
April 2018 | SN SciGraph is the Springer Nature linked data platform that collates information from across the research landscape, i.e. documents, people, & places of importance to the science & scholarly domain. SN SciGraph includes data on Springer Nature publications from almost 200 years, as well as funders, research projects, conferences, affiliations and institutions. The SN SciGraph Data Explorer is a website which allows users to explore the contents of SN SciGraph.
Springer Admin Portal features will soon migrate to new Librarian Portal
May 2017 | Since the launch of the Springer Nature Librarian Portal, our development team has continuously been working towards integrating all administration functionalities into one interface. We successfully migrated the nature.com Site License Administration Account features, and are now ready to complete the process with the Springer Admin Portal.
SharedIt: Springer Nature’s Free Content Sharing Initiative
July 2017 | Articles have been successfully shared by authors, subscribers and media outlets over 3.25 million times during the first year of SharedIt, Springer Nature’s free content sharing initiative.
Advancing Discovery at Libraries
May 2017 | As the industry sees a shift in the way users search for content, librarians are in a unique position to influence the discovery process. The challenge is to make the content procured, searchable and accessible, so librarians are looking to content providers for help with discovery.
What makes a Nature journal?
September 2019 | Curious about what we do, what goes into producing a nature-branded research journal? Find out how more about the role of our editors, the author copyright and how we interact with the scientific community. Here are five things you may not know about us and how they can help you throughout your career. Don’t forget to check out our short video ‘What makes a Nature journal’ to find out more about these and other initiatives.