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  • User Guides with helpful overviews of our platform functionalities including keyword search, content discovery, navigation and filtering
  • Video tutorials of some of our key products and platforms
  • Tips and guides on utilizing our institutional account administration tools.

User Guides


Nature.com Training


  • What is AdisInsight?


  • What is SpringerMaterials?

  • How to find and compare materials and their properties

  • How to find a crystal structure

  • How to use the 'Search by Elements' feature, and how to find a phase diagram

  • How to search for and compare semiconductors using SpringerMaterials Interactive

  • How to find and compare adsorption isotherms using SpringerMaterials Interactive

  • How to run a basic corrosion search

Springer Nature Experiments

What is Springer Nature Experiments?

How to use Springer Nature Experiments

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Metadata Downloader

Metadata Downloader Training