Finding the science in social media
On this planet of nearly 8bn people, more than 3bn of us use social media each month [*]. This staggering growth, from the early days of social as a
A good home for almost every paper
There’s a reason Springer Nature publishes so many journals, even within disciplines—and that reason is that one size does not fit all. So to best serve authors, we’ve worked to provide the right venues for as many researchers as we possibly can.
Accelerating open access: what is missing from Plan S
Last week Science Europe announced the launch of cOAlition S – a group of 11 national research funding organisations in Europe who have all signed up
Celebrating one year of In Review
Celebrating the 1-year anniversary of In Review—the first-of-its-kind preprint service that also lets you track the progress of your manuscript through the peer review and editorial processes.
Hybrid journals can advance the move towards full open access
Hybrid journals play an important role in the transition to open access.
An interview with Stella Georgiadou of the Transfer Desk
I recently had the chance to sit down with Stella Georgiadou, a Senior Submissions Editor at the Springer Nature Transfer Desk. In her role at the Transfer Desk, she provides expertise in the humanities and social sciences for the Transfer team.
4 reasons why journal editors should get involved with social media
If you’re a journal Editor and not already involved in social media (or, at least, not involved with your journal on social media) we’ve got (at least) four reasons why you should be.
Lessons learned from open peer review: a publisher’s perspective
Rachel Burley discusses BMC's history in openness and transparency and what has been learnt.
Connecting curious minds to advance learning and discovery
Springer Nature will stay curious, connect ideas, question how things are done, explore new ways to deliver for our communities and then make the changes that matter.
The quest for more value: A Long Read
Daniel Ropers shares some of his early observations about the academic publishing industry.