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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.
MARC Records Enhancements and new KBARTs for Springer Nature New Flexible eBook Solutions
Supporting the rollout of the new Springer Nature Flexible eBook Solutions, we have successfully released enriched MARC records and rolled out new KBARTs.
Measures of success: what’s the real value of published research?
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.
Diving into Metadata and Discovery Services
This is a summary of our webinar “Diving into Metadata and Discovery Services” where our guest speakers Bobbi Patham and Elif Eryilmaz-Sigwarth, both part of Springer Nature’s Data Development team, talk about latest developments.
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.
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.
Rethinking eBook solutions – exploring the impact of flexible licensing models
At the beginning of October 2020, we announced our new Flexible eBook Solutions, which offers a broader range of choice to libraries and institutions.
ResearchGate partnership and COUNTER 5 usage reporting
In the past decade, eBook collections have become more common place, publishing technologies have improved.