Supporting Decision Making: Enhanced Performance Tools by and for Librarians
How can we use our data to help librarians in their work? Together we enhanced the performance tools in the Librarian Portal to better support decision making and budgeting.
1 Million Gold Open Access Articles is only the beginning
In 2021 Springer Nature became the first publisher to achieve the feat of publishing one million gold open access articles. Celebrating this significant milestone, looking back on the journey, and continued investments in an open research future.
Not all routes to open access are equal: The increasing case for Gold
While some funder policies continue to place Green OA and Gold OA on an equal footing, the choice of OA route can have very different outcomes in the reach and impact of research.
Unlocking the potential of research through technology and partnerships
Through 2020 we enhanced our remote access provisions to support researchers, students and faculty seamlessly from wherever they were working. While the long-term impacts of COVID-19 will continue to be evaluated for a long time to come, what have we learned from researcher access behaviors?
How to promote your library’s content online
A library provides valuable resources for researchers, students and university staff. In this article you can find effective marketing techniques to raise awareness and usage of your holdings content.
Free content on history and social science of racism
Recent events in the US involving police violence against black people have shocked the world and resulted in the “Black Lives Matter” movement that is reaching across all continents.
Connecting People and Disciplines to Tackle the World’s Grand Challenges
Inspired by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, Springer Nature’s Grand Challenges Programme launched in 2017 with an initial focus on five global challenges: climate change, global health, the food–energy–water nexus, a digitally transformed world and sustainable cities. We spoke to Mariette DiChristina, Executive Vice President of Editorial and Publishing for Nature Research Magazines and Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American, to get her insights into how the Grand Challenges Programme has grown over the past 18 months.
2016 North American Corporate Summit
The North American Marketing and Sales teams hosted a Corporate Summit in Cambridge, MA. The event was attended by librarians interested in Trending Topics from Springer Nature spanning journals, eBooks, and ROI support.
2018 North America Academic Regional Summit
The North American Institutional Marketing and Sales teams partnered with American University Library to host a Regional Summit at American University in Washington, DC. The daylong event was attended by academic and government librarians interested in access authentication and exploring Resource Access in the 21st Century (RA21).
The importance of Library Advisory Boards & Summits to Springer Nature
The Springer Library Advisory program has now been active for 14 years and continues to grow in importance, as we develop our strategies and products.