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Announcing data availability reporting for institutions
20 November 2018
To help institutions understand how researchers are sharing their data, we've introduced a new data availability reporting service.
The State of Open Data 2018: global attitudes towards open data
22 October 2018
We were delighted to partner again with Digital Science on their third annual report examining attitudes and experiences of researchers working with open data.
Springer Nature hosts roundtable on metrics for OA books at FORCE2018
2 August 2018
Springer Nature is hosting a roundtable at the pre-conference workshop for FORCE2018 in Montreal on 10 October, to discuss metrics for open access books.
Wellcome Trust begins Research Data Support pilot
12 July 2018
Wellcome is partnering with Springer Nature to make associated research datasets more discoverable and available to the wider research community.
Assessing the open access effect for hybrid journals
02 July 2018
Open access articles in hybrid journals attract more downloads, citations, and attention compared to those published behind a paywall.
Join us at ALA Annual in New Orleans (21-26 June)
19 June 2018
We're excited to be exhibiting at ALA Annual in New Orleans. Stop by booth 3115 to say hi if you're there!
Case study: Gold open access in the UK
17 May 2018
Gold open access in the UK: Springer Nature's transition explores our experience since the Finch report and the growth of OA in the UK at Springer Nature.
Open access is the future? Views from the library community
17 April 2018
A small survey of global library staff reveals that respondents view open access as the future of academic and scientific publishing, and many are not satisfied with the current speed of the transition.
Join us at UKSG in Glasgow (9-11 April)
26 March 2018
We're excited to be exhibiting at UKSG conference in Glasgow next month. Stop by stand 39-42 to say hi if you're there!
New report: Practical challenges for researchers in data sharing
21 March 2018
Based on one of the largest surveys about research data, we found widespread data sharing associated with published works and a desire from researchers that their data are discoverable.
Join us at the RDAP Summit in Chicago (21-23 March)
19 March 2018
We're excited to be involved in the Research Data & Preservation Summit 2018 (RDAP) - attending, sponsoring and presenting - so please come say hi if you're there!
Open access books event at Springer Nature
Springer Nature hosted an event during Academic Book Week, exploring how open access can help make the most out of research.
SSP regional event 'How to Increase the Discoverability of Open Access Books for Researchers?'
20 February 2018
Don't miss the SSP regional event 'How to Increase the Discoverability of Open Access Books for Researchers?'
Introducing research data services for institutions and funders
30 January 2018
In response to the challenges faced by researchers, funders and institutions, we're now offering research data services to help the research community manage and share data.
Springer Nature publishes new report on The OA Effect
7 November 2017
Springer Nature has published a white paper The OA effect: How does open access affect the usage of scholarly books?
Springer Nature is delivering open access. Will you join us?
23 October 2017
The last two decades have seen a seismic shift in scholarly communications – from the inception of open access to the development of open tools and techniques. Now, more than 70% of Springer Nature authors from four European countries publish via gold open access.
BMC Research Notes launches data notes
29 September 2017
Data is becoming increasingly more important. Researchers tell us they are motivated to share data to progress research, to receive more credit and visibility for their work and to comply with funder policies.
Preprints under consideration for Nature Communications
12 September 2017
To further increase the transparency of the peer review process, Nature Communication is trialling a new option for authors.
Three new broad scope open access journals from Nature Research
06 September 2017
Nature Research expands its open access portfolio to include three new journals: Communications Biology, Communications Chemistry and Communications Physics.
BMC Medicine becomes first medical journal to accept Registered Reports
24 August 2017
BMC is offering an exciting new article format, Registered Reports, in BMC Medicine.