Podcast Series: The Future of Education
When students make a decision about their future field of study, their assessment of likely career opportunities that will open up as a result of the education received plays an important part in the decision making process.
The Shift to Electronic Curriculum Materials due to the Pandemic. A Mathematics Case Study
With digital curriculum materials a hot topic on campuses worldwide, we talked to an author, an editor, and a librarian to hear about how Springer Nature collections support the virtual teaching environment.
An interview with statistician and author Daniela Witten
In recent years, there has been a real change in attitude towards statistics. We spoke to Daniela Witten about the second edition of her popular textbook and how statistics has developed as a discipline in recent years.
Best Practices in defining a Collection Development Strategy and Evaluating Business Models for eBooks
In this article our guest speakers Jessica Morales, Director of Collection Strategy and Acquisitions, and J. Parker Ladwig, Mathematics and Life Sciences Librarian, both from the University of Notre Dame, talk about their journey in defining a collection development strategy as well as, aligning business models with local priorities.
Proud to Publish: Random Forests with R
For this blog post we interviewed our Senior Editor, Statistics Books Group Leader, Dr. Eva Hiripi, about the book she is most proud to have published.
NEW German-language eBook package 'Education and Social Work' and the Editorial Director behind it
One of the newest Springer eBook offerings is the German-language education ebook package. Springer Social Sciences and Humanities Editorial director, Andreas Beierwaltes, shares the ins and outs of this new package, and what librarians can expect.
Best practices for eBook collections with the University of Central Florida
Sara Duff, Acquisitions & Collection Assessment Librarian at the University of Central Florida Libraries, explains the process of eBook collection acquisition.
An interview with renowned computer science author Steven Skiena
Steven Skiena is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director of the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation at Stony Brook University, The State University of New York. We spoke to Steven about his research, his published books and how the Augmented Age will affect our lives in the future. Read the interview here.
Proud to Publish: An Introduction to Circular Economy
Wayne Hu, Editor, Engineering, based in Shanghai, talks to us about the book he is most proud to have published in 2020
Emerging trends across the Biomedical and Life Sciences
April 2020 | Our lives – and livelihoods – depend on the plants, animals, and microbes of this planet. The current extent and pace of environmental change however, threatens our very way of being. At this point, our only hope is decisive action – a movement that must be informed by research in disciplines dealing directly with life. Biomedicine and Life Sciences provides just that.