Book publishing essentials

Free mini-course

Publishing a book is a significant milestone in the career of a researcher. It is also a considerable, demanding undertaking. Understanding the complex book publishing journey and being prepared for what it involves is key to a smoother experience.  

Sign up for Springer Nature’s free mini-course on book publishing, to get a comprehensive overview and all the essential details, directly to your inbox.

Over several weeks, you’ll receive 5 email modules that cover everything you need to know about the book publishing process. Together, these modules make up your complete guide to what you’ll need to know and decide, like considering open access (OA), finding an editor, preparing the manuscript for submission, author services, and how to get your book noticed.

What do the course modules cover?

Module 1: The initial stages

Learn who’s involved in the book publication process, the benefits of open access, and what to know before signing your contract.

Module 2: Preparing and submitting your manuscript

Everything you need to know about writing, submitting, and formatting your manuscript.

Module 3: Author services

Explore tools, resources, and services from Springer Nature to support you through the book publication process.

Module 4: Getting your book noticed

How does Springer Nature market your book, and how you can promote it yourself.

Module 5: Research in support of the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs)

Your work can contribute to the advancement of the SDGs. Find out how and why it matters.

Even if this won’t be your first time publishing a book, you can benefit from getting the essential information rounded up for you, to prepare for this considerable undertaking.

Don’t miss your chance to sign up for this complimentary mini-course, and get everything you need to know about publishing a book with Springer Nature.

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