Getting Published

Publishing research can take many paths. Whether publishing a journal article or book, there are many questions that come up. Journal and book authors will find advice, resources, and services for every stage of the publishing process.

Learn more about getting published at Springer Nature.

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Apply for training grants for early career researchers

early career researchers

Learn about our grant scheme for Early Career Researchers to fit these challenging times.

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06 Oct 2020
Looking to increase your chances of getting published? Join this event.

career advice

Learn more about our upcoming event.

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21 Sep 2020
Half a million Springer Nature authors have an ORCID iD. Learn why you should too.

author services

Read the interview with our 500,000th ORCID iD author.

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03 Aug 2020
What it's like to publish medical books during a pandemic

COVID-19

Read a Medical Editor’s experience navigating acquisitions in a critical time for her authors.

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10 Jul 2020
Record-breaking author satisfaction at Nature Reviews journals

Nature Research

Read feedback directly from authors who have published in Nature Reviews journals.

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26 May 2020
Transfers during trying times

Transfer Desk

Research goes on. And the Transfer Desk at Springer Nature is still working hard to help every sound submission that comes into us find a suitable journal to publish it.

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18 May 2020
4 (or more) tips for submitting your paper—free tutorial

Authors

A new free tutorial describing how to best pick journals and—how to prepare and format your paper to increase the chances of acceptance.

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29 Apr 2020
Writing in English—new free tutorial

Authors

We’re proud to present our updated free tutorial on Writing in English. 

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24 Apr 2020
Looking for ways to stay connected with your research community? Read an editor's advice.

COVID-19

Read our advice for how you can keep networking despite travel bans by taking advantage of your virtual community, sharing your researcher wider online and more.

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24 Apr 2020
5 Tips for keeping your book plans on track during lockdown

Palgrave

Learn how our Editorial teams can help support your work in the midst of cancelled events and campus closures.

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21 Apr 2020
New and improved: How to write a research article—free tutorial

Authors

Like designing a study or an experiment, writing a research article has a protocol—a formula—that, once you know it, you can easily follow. This formula helps both Editors and readers know where to find the information in your article quickly and efficiently, and following it will help you publish your work more quickly.

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17 Apr 2020
Want to stay connected with a publisher? Here's how.

Palgrave

Our Palgrave Social Science Editorial Director shares how her team is approaching remote working and how current and potential authors can best stay connected with publishers during this time.

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17 Apr 2020
An interview with Harriet Manning of the Transfer Desk

Transfer Desk

I recently had the chance to sit down with Harriet Manning, a Senior Submissions Editor at the Springer Nature Transfer Desk. In her role at the Transfer Desk, she provides expertise in the physical sciences for the Transfer team. Our conversation is below. And also please see our collection of other blog posts about the Transfer Desk

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25 Mar 2020
8 Services That Will Help You Do Your Best Work as a Researcher

See how we help keep research in motion at every stage of your career.

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26 Jan 2020
Celebrating one year of In Review

Journals

Celebrating the 1-year anniversary of In Review—the first-of-its-kind preprint service that also lets you track the progress of your manuscript through the peer review and editorial processes. 

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05 Dec 2019
An interview with Stella Georgiadou of the Transfer Desk

Journals

I recently had the chance to sit down with Stella Georgiadou, a Senior Submissions Editor at the Springer Nature Transfer Desk. In her role at the Transfer Desk, she provides expertise in the humanities and social sciences for the Transfer team.

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04 Dec 2019
A good home for almost every paper

Transfer Desk

There’s a reason Springer Nature publishes so many journals, even within disciplines—and that reason is that one size does not fit all. So to best serve authors, we’ve worked to provide the right venues for as many researchers as we possibly can.

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21 Nov 2019
What are Researchers From Around the World Publishing at Springer Nature?

See what authors are publishing in countries around the world.

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01 Nov 2019
5 Things to know about Nature Research journals

journal publishing

5 things that make Nature Research journals stand out

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09 Oct 2019
What In Review shows us about peer review

peer review

What can In Review’s Editorial Timeline reveal about quality—and efficiency—in peer review? For Peer Review Week 2019. 

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17 Sep 2019
Writing a paper? Think like a teacher! Part 3

journal publishing

Give your readers clues to guide them through your writing.

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13 Aug 2019
Writing a paper? Think like a teacher! Part 2

journal publishing

Understanding cognitive bias can improve your academic writing.

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06 Aug 2019
How marketing eBooks to librarians helps authors

Get every book we publish into every relevant research library in the world so that every one who needs it can find it—that’s the mission we’ve given ourselves at Springer Nature. Everything we do in our books program revolves around that.

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31 Jul 2019
Writing a paper? Think like a teacher! Part 1

journal publishing

Discover how these these 3 cognitive learning principles can improve your writing.

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30 Jul 2019
Celebrating 2,000 submissions on In Review

In looking back on 2,000 submissions on In Review, and looking forward to the future, I sat down with Amye Kenall, Editorial Director Medicine & Life Sciences, who helped lead In Review’s development. 

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23 Jul 2019
Advancing discovery—by offering a range of options and the best help

Transfer Desk

Since July 2018, the Springer Nature Transfer Desk has helped more than 12,000 authors find suitable journals for their work, saving them time and effort in helping get their results out to the world

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28 May 2019
Academic books and big picture thinking

book publishing

Read the interview.

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07 Mar 2019
Getting started on an academic book: five questions to ask

book publishing

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05 Mar 2019
Why ‘a book’ is resistant to change, and other thoughts from our Editorial Director for Social Science books at Palgrave

book publishing

Read the interview.

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04 Mar 2019
Service Spotlight: A Q&A on the Transfer Desk

author services

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21 Feb 2019

journal publishing

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16 Oct 2018

advancing discovery

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24 Aug 2018

author services

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26 Jul 2018

book publishing

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19 Jul 2018

book publishing

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19 Apr 2018

Innovation

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05 Apr 2018

book publishing

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29 Mar 2018

Innovation

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15 Mar 2018

Service Spotlight

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15 Feb 2018

publishing basics

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25 Jan 2018

Service Spotlight

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11 Jan 2018

book publishing

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12 Oct 2017

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01 Jun 2017

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25 Apr 2017

Transfer Desk

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13 Apr 2017

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30 Mar 2017

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16 Feb 2017

Read the interview.

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16 Feb 2017
MyCopy Offers an Innovative Approach to Reading Your Book

Service Spotlight

Learn about the affordable option for your readers

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19 Jan 2017

journal publishing

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23 Nov 2016

open access

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27 Oct 2016

book publishing

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15 Sep 2016

journal publishing

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25 Aug 2016

author services

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03 Dec 2015

author services

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12 Nov 2015

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