February 2020 | The way that researchers have traditionally authenticated to publisher websites to access institutional subscriptions is via IP address. The device (desktop, laptop, tablet, mobile phone…) that the researcher uses is connected to their institutional network, the publisher’s websites sees the researcher coming from the institution's network based on their IP, and grants them access.
In our ‘Behind the scenes’ series we take a look at internal Springer Nature teams, explore their work and how they support the librarian community. For this article, we talked to the Springer Nature Institutional Data Development team.
As the industry sees a shift in the way users search for content, librarians are in a unique position to influence the discovery process. The challenge is to make the content procured, searchable and accessible, so librarians are looking to content providers for help with discovery.
February 2019 | Springer Nature is delighted to offer its customers KBART Automation for their knowledge bases and discovery services. This means that for the first time, libraries and research institutions can make their content discoverable and accessible with minimal manual work, and in a fraction of the time it has previously taken.
August 2018 | To improve the quality of our records and to be more RDA compliant we will release enriched MARC records on August 31. This concerns MARC21 and MARCxml books and journal records available through the MARC downloader tool and article MARC which can be received through FTP. We will re-create our MARC records so that all available records for content from Springer Nature will contain the enrichments.