Open access book author testimonials

Discover what some of our open access book authors and editors have to say about publishing an open access book with Springer Nature. 

Watch our video interviews

Dr. Juha Uitto (Director, Independent Evaluation Office, Global Environment Facility) gives some advice to authors considering open access for their next book

Sheldon Axler (Professor of Mathematics at San Francisco State University) provide some insight into publishing with Springer

Open access books author panel, discussing open access from the author perspective (Prof. Owen Davies, Dr. Roseli Pellens and Prof. Maureen Mackintosh)

“For me it [open access] was an absolute critical component to the ethics of publishing."

- Prof. Helen Louise Ackers, Chair in Global Social Justice, University of Salford, Palgrave Macmillan author

"A wider public was reached. People love to hear that it’s free to read. It reached many more readers – you write something, you want people to read it!"

- Dr. Andrés Sandoval-Hernández, Department of Education, University of Bath, SpringerOpen author

"I've been told by colleagues at the university that they have used it in teaching and part of the ease with which it's been incorporated into teaching is because it's open access; it's free. They don't have to impose upon the library budget to buy another book."

- Dr. Jennifer Wallis, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Palgrave Macmillan author

88% of Springer Nature book authors and editors rated their overall experience with the publication process as 'excellent' or 'good'. Find out more responses from our book author satisfaction survey.