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Spotlight on Behavioral Sciences & Psychology eBooks

Springer Nature is one of the largest publishers of psychology research in the world but what does that mean for the Behavioral Sciences & Psychology eBooks - we spoke with Rachel Daniel, Executive Editor to find out. 

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Librarians
13 Oct 2020
 Building trust in research through transparency in peer review

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Did you know that it’s Springer Nature’s mission to help researchers, students, teachers and professionals to discover learn and achieve more? That's why peer review is a very important part of our publishing process and we aim to provide full transparency throughout the peer review process.

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Librarians
09 Oct 2020
Sick of COVID-19? Latest research, drug development and treatments

knowledge management

Find out more about latest treatment developments and vaccine research on COVID-19 in AdisInsight in partnership with Dimensions

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Librarians
06 Oct 2020
How Open Research impacts global societal challenges

SN SDG Programme

Open research is changing the way that researchers communicate and collaborate and supports the pace and quality of discovery. This has led to the emergence of new and dynamic open research-driven workflows are emerging which are making it easier to find, access and reuse results.

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Librarians
01 Oct 2020
COUNTER5 updates: New custom filters and Platform reports now available

Springer Nature

We are pleased to announce 2 new COUNTER5 (C5) updates released in September 2020. The first update is that 4 new filters are now available to use for C5 customer filtered Title Master Reports.

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Librarians
29 Sep 2020
New URL for Metadata Downloader

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In September a new URL was activated for the Springer Nature Metadata Downloader. We have a redirect URL in place directing any traffic from the previous URL to the new one, therefore access to the downloader should remain uninterrupted.

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Librarians
29 Sep 2020
Best practices for eBook collections with the University of Central Florida

webinar

Sara Duff, Acquisitions & Collection Assessment Librarian at the University of Central Florida Libraries, explains the process of eBook collection acquisition.

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Librarians
28 Sep 2020
Case study CEA: Best practices for your eBook collection

webinar

In this webinar recording Dr Annie Le Blanc shares her experience managing the Resources and Information Engineering group.

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Librarians
28 Sep 2020
Staying connected during the pandemic: Nottingham Trent University

eBooks

Our Account Development Manager Catherine John spoke to Helen Adey about how the library at Nottingham Trent is adapting to distance learning during the pandemic

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Librarians
23 Sep 2020
Podcast Series: The Future of Education

eBooks

When students make a decision about their future field of study, their assessment of likely career opportunities that will open up as a result of the education received plays an important part in the decision making process.

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Librarians
22 Sep 2020
Diving into (meta)data with our Institutional Data Development Team

Discovery Services

In our ‘Behind the scenes’ series we take a look at internal Springer Nature teams, explore their work and how they support the librarian community. For this article, we talked to the Springer Nature Institutional Data Development team.

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21 Sep 2020

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    Susie Winter considers what needs to happen in 2020 to make the OA transition a reality.

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    Research Publishing
    23 Jan 2020
  • Need to focus on demand as well as supply: making Plan S work for all

    Steven Inchcoombe discusses Springer Nature's submission to the cOAlition of participants to make Plan S work for all.

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    Research Publishing
    11 Feb 2019
  • Accelerating open access: what is missing from Plan S

    Research News

    The transition to open access needs to be sustainable for the whole research community.

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    Research Publishing
    23 Dec 2017
  • Hybrid journals can advance the move towards full open access

    Blogs

    Hybrid journals play an important role in the transition to open access.

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    Research Publishing
    01 Aug 2018

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Laura Graham-Clare

Laura Graham-Clare is a Senior Content Marketing Manager, based in London. Working between our publishing, sales and marketing teams, she is focused on thought leadership trends, developing product insights and information resources for staff, librarians, and information professionals.

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