References Modules

Foundational knowledge that keeps pace with discovery

A Springer Nature Reference is a great place to begin any topic-based research, whether readers are new to the subject, specialists or working across disciplines. Written by internationally renowned experts, references clearly present established academic concepts, providing researchers with a foundation of knowledge on which to build.

Each reference entry links to the primary and secondary sources so, researchers can follow the information trail and continue to develop their understanding.

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Key features

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Designed 
specifically for libraries

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eBook & Living Edition (online first and continuously updated)

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Print & static reference. Single or multi volumes.

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Scope 
Broad, niche or industry/practice focused

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Categories 
Handbooks, encyclopedias, atlases & dictionaries

  • 49 Nobel Laureates among contributors and editors
  • 104 Springer Nature editors serve as Editors-in-Chief
  • 100,000 invited authors
  • 500,000+ entries

Subject Reference Modules

Springer References are available in 5 subject modules providing a wealth of knowledge in a specific subject, ideal for graduate students, researchers, professionals, technologists, and clinicians looking for a one-stop authoritative reference work covering all aspects of the field. 

Biomedical & Life Science Highlights

9783642301230
9783662439784
9783642399794

Computer Science & Engineering Highlights

9783540778776
9781461458203
9781447146704

Humanities & Social Sciences Highlights

9781349951895
9781461456902
9781441904652

Medicine Highlights

9781441910059
9783662435960
9783319262369

Physical & Material Science Highlights

9783319780306
9783319064192
9783540304296

Living Editions Highlights

9789812870797
9783319639628
9783319317380

What is a Living Edition?

A dynamic, real-time snapshot of entries from a reference work in development delivered using an industry-first publishing model. Providing the latest and most up-to-date content well in advance of the final printed work.

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Fully discoverable with own ODI

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Fully citable

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Rigorous Editorial Process of manuscript preparation, review, revision & acceptance

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Provides the most authoritative & up-to-date information on the subject

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