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July 2018 | Springer Nature is committed to making our website and platforms as accessible as possible to people with special needs, including those with visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments. We always make sure that our website follows accessibility best practices by following the principles of universal design, ensuring we provide equal access to all of our users.
Our commitment to collaborate with the library community
October 2018 | 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.
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.
Springer Nature delays release of COUNTER 5 reports
March 2019 | In recent months we have started to merge Springer and Nature accounts together to better serve our customers. This work is still ongoing and not completely finished due to its complexity. This is causing a delay in releasing COUNTER 5 reports on the Springer Nature Librarian Portal and via SUSHI. Therefore, we will not be able to make these available in March as previously communicated.
2016 North American Corporate Summit
September 2016 | 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.
The importance of Library Advisory Boards & Summits to Springer Nature
June 2018 | 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.
Connecting People and Disciplines to Tackle the World’s Grand Challenges
May 2018 | 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.
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!
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.
Springer Nature and Projekt DEAL sign MoU for OA agreement
October 2019 | 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.