Tutorials & User Guides

Below you will find tools to support researchers, information professionals and librarians get the most from all Springer Nature products and platforms, including: 

  • User Guides with helpful overviews of our platform functionalities including keyword search, content discovery, navigation and filtering
  • Video tutorials of some of our key products and platforms
  • Tips and guides on utilizing our institutional account administration tools.

User Guides


Nature.com Training


What is AdisInsight?


What is SpringerMaterials?

How to find and compare materials and their properties

How to find a crystal structure

How to use the 'Search by Elements' feature, and how to find a phase diagram

How to search for and compare semiconductors using SpringerMaterials Interactive

How to find and compare adsorption isotherms using SpringerMaterials Interactive

How to run a basic corrosion search

Springer Nature Experiments

What is Springer Nature Experiments?

How to use Springer Nature Experiments

Librarian Portal

Metadata Downloader

Metadata Downloader Training