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.
November 2017 | Our primary goal is to produce journals that the scientific community values, both as readers and authors. ...we also aim to create innovative journals that span both the natural and social sciences to help researchers address some of the biggest challenges that are facing global society.
Measures of success: what’s the real value of published research?
February 2019 | In this article we look at some of the broader impact outcomes resulting from two very different papers published in Nature-branded Journals. We talked to the corresponding authors of each paper to find out what kind of impact the work has had on their careers, their field of research, and the wider world. We also asked them about their thoughts on the continued value of traditional research metrics; how they see impact measures changing over time; and what additional measures they would like to see introduced.
Launch of the “Cancer at Nature Research Portal”
December 2017 | The Nature Research editors who handle cancer primary research, methods, protocols and reviews bring you the latest articles, covering all aspects from disease mechanisms to therapeutic approaches.
Nature Energy: Adapting to Meet our Growing Thirst for Energy
July 2018 | Over a series of articles, we’ll be exploring the role Springer Nature's Journals are playing in tackling specific Sustainable Development Goals, but also how their diverse natural science and social science remit is seeing them address the much broader challenges that make up the programme. In this interview, find out how Nature Energy is publishing research that explores approaches to energy generation, storage, distribution and the impact of these on society and the planet.
Nature Cancer: Covering the breadth of cancer research
Prior to launching Nature Cancer in January 2020, cancer researchers were firmly in the mind of Chief Editor, Alexia-Ileana Zaromytidou: “We aimed for Nature Cancer to be a true community journal that serves interdisciplinary researcher cohorts.” In the five months since the inaugural issue, the journal has covered the breadth of cancer research.
Using past research to solve today’s global pandemic: The power of Nature archives
As the world continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 virus, the scientific and medical research communities continue to rely on past discoveries to inform effective treatments. How is archival research advancing COVID-19 research?
Nature Sustainability: Promoting Interdisciplinary Research to Advance Global Sustainability
September 2018 | The newest Nature Research journal, Nature Sustainability, blends natural, social and engineering research fields to support new policies and deliver actionable solutions to sustainability challenges. chief Editor, Monica Contestabile, talks to us about how the journal intersects with almost every one of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, with a particular interest in sustainable cities and sustainable food systems.
10 facts you didn't know about Nature
With the 150th Anniversary of Nature on the horizon in November 2019, our archivist and in-house-historian, Alysoun Sanders, has been exploring our archive and discovered some interesting, fun and significant highlights that you may not have know about one of the oldest scientific journals in the world!