Open access is the future? Views from the library community
17 April 2018
A small survey of global library staff reveals that respondents view open access as the future of academic and scientific publishing, and many are not satisfied with the current speed of the transition.
Join us at UKSG in Glasgow (9-11 April)
26 March 2018
We're excited to be exhibiting at UKSG conference in Glasgow next month. Stop by stand 39-42 to say hi if you're there!
New report: Practical challenges for researchers in data sharing
21 March 2018
Based on one of the largest surveys about research data, we found widespread data sharing associated with published works and a desire from researchers that their data are discoverable.
Join us at the RDAP Summit in Chicago (21-23 March)
19 March 2018
We're excited to be involved in the Research Data & Preservation Summit 2018 (RDAP) - attending, sponsoring and presenting - so please come say hi if you're there!
Register now! Open access books event at Springer Nature
7 March 2018
Join us at the Springer Nature Academic Book Week event, exploring how open access can help you make the most out of your research. The event is open to all researchers and authors of scholarly works.
SSP regional event 'How to Increase the Discoverability of Open Access Books for Researchers?'
20 February 2018
Don't miss the SSP regional event 'How to Increase the Discoverability of Open Access Books for Researchers?'
Introducing research data services for institutions and funders
30 January 2018
In response to the challenges faced by researchers, funders and institutions, we're now offering research data services to help the research community manage and share data.
Springer Nature publishes new report on The OA Effect
7 November 2017
Springer Nature has published a white paper The OA effect: How does open access affect the usage of scholarly books?
Springer Nature is delivering open access. Will you join us?
23 October 2017
The last two decades have seen a seismic shift in scholarly communications – from the inception of open access to the development of open tools and techniques. Now, more than 70% of Springer Nature authors from four European countries publish via gold open access.
BMC Research Notes launches data notes
29 September 2017
Data is becoming increasingly more important. Researchers tell us they are motivated to share data to progress research, to receive more credit and visibility for their work and to comply with funder policies.
Preprints under consideration for Nature Communications
12 September 2017
To further increase the transparency of the peer review process, Nature Communication is trialling a new option for authors.
Three new broad scope open access journals from Nature Research
06 September 2017
Nature Research expands its open access portfolio to include three new journals: Communications Biology, Communications Chemistry and Communications Physics.
BMC Medicine becomes first medical journal to accept Registered Reports
24 August 2017
BMC is offering an exciting new article format, Registered Reports, in BMC Medicine.