Our commitment to collaborate with the library community
At Springer Nature, we stay in contact with our customers in a number of ways: through regular contact with our sales and account development team; by attending conferences; our own Library Advisory Boards and Summits; and our recently launched Librarian Survey. Open Access plays a key role in many of these conversations and we are here to listen and collaborate with you to find solutions that work.
Open Access and Open Science - Do you know the difference?
Springer Nature's Grace Baynes, VP Data and New Product Development, discusses the differences between Open Access and Open Science and explains how Springer Nature helps libraries make their data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.
Norwegian consortium begins OA agreement with Springer Nature
During January 2020 Springer Nature has been undergoing an auditing process in order to become COUNTER 5 compliant. The first iteration of COUNTER 5 reports, including the master report and standard views are already available. At the moment we provide data from September onwards, which will be extended to data being available from January 2019 by end of Q2 2020.
Exploring preference, value and accessibility of the Version of Record
In collaboration with ResearchGate, we conducted a study, to find out to what extent article version matters to researchers.
Springer Nature and Projekt DEAL sign MoU for OA agreement
Springer Nature has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an OA agreement with Projekt DEAL, a consortium of over 700 publically and privately funded academic institutions and research institutions in Germany. Looking back over the past twenty years, Springer and Nature both independently and together – have always been at the forefront of OA publishing and developments, as the needs of the research community have evolved.
What are the benefits of Springer Nature’s Transformative Agreements?
In 2014, Springer Nature started its journey into open access. But what are the benefits of Transformative Agreements for librarians?
And then there were 13: building the foundations for the transition to OA with Transformative Agreements
Through its wider commitment to the principles and drive for open science, Springer Nature continues to enable a sustainable transition to Open Access (OA) for all authors regardless of discipline, location or funding
From Smart Content to Smart Data: The Role of SN SciGraph in Open Research
SN SciGraph is the largest Linked Open Data aggregation platform in the scholarly domain. It makes data that is machine-readable, interoperable and re-usable freely available to the global community. Launched in February 2017, SN SciGraph was designed to help researchers, scholars, editors, librarians, funders, and developers overcome the challenge of extracting and merging large datasets from multiple repositories, and in multiple formats. Find out more.