NEW German-language eBook package 'Education and Social Work' and the Editorial Director behind it
August 2018 | One of the newest Springer eBook offerings is the German-language education ebook package. Springer Social Sciences and Humanities Editorial director, Andreas Beierwaltes, shares the ins and outs of this new package, and what librarians can expect.
An interview with renowned computer science author Steven Skiena
April 2020 | Steven Skiena is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director of the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation at Stony Brook University, The State University of New York. We spoke to Steven about his research, his published books and how the Augmented Age will affect our lives in the future. Read the interview here.
Podcast Series: The Future of Education
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.
Best Practices in defining a Collection Development Strategy and Evaluating Business Models for eBooks
In this article our guest speakers Jessica Morales, Director of Collection Strategy and Acquisitions, and J. Parker Ladwig, Mathematics and Life Sciences Librarian, both from the University of Notre Dame, talk about their journey in defining a collection development strategy as well as, aligning business models with local priorities.
The Shift to Electronic Curriculum Materials due to the Pandemic. A Mathematics Case Study
With digital curriculum materials a hot topic on campuses worldwide, we talked to an author, an editor, and a librarian to hear about how Springer Nature collections support the virtual teaching environment.
An interview with statistician and author Daniela Witten
In recent years, there has been a real change in attitude towards statistics. We spoke to Daniela Witten about the second edition of her popular textbook and how statistics has developed as a discipline in recent years.
Springer Nature published its first machine-generated book
April 2019 | Springer Nature published its first machine-generated book in chemistry which provides an overview of the latest research in the growing field of lithium-ion batteries. We talked to Springer Nature’s project owner and Director Product & Metadata Management, about the reasons to create a machine-generated book and the implications on future content creation in scholarly publishing.
How eBooks are changing libraries
November 2017 | As digital content increasingly drives academic research, and the belief that information sourced online will overtake printed formats in coming years grows, libraries are going through their own physical and strategic transformation.
Emerging trends across the Biomedical and Life Sciences
April 2020 | Our lives – and livelihoods – depend on the plants, animals, and microbes of this planet. The current extent and pace of environmental change however, threatens our very way of being. At this point, our only hope is decisive action – a movement that must be informed by research in disciplines dealing directly with life. Biomedicine and Life Sciences provides just that.
Best practices for eBook collections with the University of Central Florida
Sara Duff, Acquisitions & Collection Assessment Librarian at the University of Central Florida Libraries, explains the process of eBook collection acquisition.