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Open access publishing is a rapidly shifting landscape that is reshaping how researchers communicate their work. Springer Nature is proud to be a leader in helping increase the visibility and discoverability of research by pushing industry standards forward for open research. Follow news, opinions, and open access innovations from the largest publisher of open research globally.

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The first Editorial Board member-led Collection at Scientific Reports covers gravitational biology and space medicine

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A new collection of open access manuscripts focuses on the way space missions may affect human health.

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28 Oct 2019
International Open Access Week: How open access extends the conversation around climate change in the era of fake news

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Dr. Alexander Petersen of the United States on how open access publishing is democratizing research.

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21 Oct 2019
International Open Access Week: How open access engaged a global community about using material science to tackle climate change

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Learn why Dr. Dorna Esrafilzadeh of Australia continues to publish her work in open access journals.

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21 Oct 2019
People around the world read OA article about 'reviving' cell parts from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth

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Dr. Kazuo Yamagata of Japan on how publishing his article in an open access journal gave him a real-time look into the public response.

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21 Oct 2019
International Open Access Week: Digital archaeology benefits from open access publishing

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Learn how German graduate student Daniel Stromer uses social media and open access publishing to share his work with a broad audience.

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21 Oct 2019
International Open Access Week: Through open access publishing, dinosaur discovery ignites imaginations across the world

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Dr. Pablo Gallina of Argentina explains why he felt it was important to publish his new findings in an open access journal.

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21 Oct 2019
Sharing indigenous knowledge with the world: Q&A with Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu

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In this Q&A Dr. Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu speaks passionately about why it was essential to publish her book open access. 

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03 Sep 2019
'Open Science' opens doors: How #scidata18 helped me unlock career opportunities

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Read the lessons one researcher learned by entering last year's early career researcher writing competition. 

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12 Aug 2019
Publishing an open access book: Q&A with Nancy W. Gleason

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A closer look at open access publishing for books and what you can expect as a Springer Nature author

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01 Aug 2019
Four Things to Know about Springer Nature's New Preprint Policy

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We have always supported preprint sharing in our imprints, and now we are making it easier for researchers and the community to use and share preprints by introducing a new unified policy across all Springer Nature journals.

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28 May 2019
Academic Book Week: Tips for Academic Book Authors

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06 Mar 2019
The Approaching Horizon of Research Data in Europe and Beyond

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Insights on research data and a case on why openly sharing those data is valuable.

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19 Feb 2019
Let’s be Open about Data Sharing

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Claudia Wolff discusses her personal perspective of data sharing from an early career researcher point of view.

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14 Feb 2019

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We are exploring data topics that help advance our knowledge of the world, from social media data for urban sustainability to the tricks of evolving large brains.

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13 Feb 2019

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12 Feb 2019

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11 Feb 2019

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26 Oct 2018

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22 Oct 2018

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05 Sep 2018

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07 Jun 2018

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26 Apr 2018

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12 Apr 2018

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07 Nov 2017

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24 Oct 2017

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23 Oct 2017

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24 Aug 2017

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09 May 2017

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28 Oct 2016

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05 Oct 2016

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13 Jul 2016

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17 Mar 2016

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