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Springer collaborates with Australian mathematics research institute on new book series

MATRIX and Springer will co-publish a new book series covering all areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics (5 December 2017) Springer and the international Mathematical Research Institute MATRIX, which is based in Melbourne in Australia, have signed a collaboration agreement to publish a new book series. The cooperation further strengthens Springer’s relationship with […]


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New Springer Nature co-publishing agreements with UGM Press and Yayasan Pustaka Obor Indonesia

(13 October 2015, London, Heidelberg) Universitas Gadjah Madah Press and Yayasan Pustaka Obor Indonesia are both set to announce co-publishing agreements with Springer Nature at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015. Springer Nature will publish the English-language editions of a selection of titles from each publisher’s list. Covering traditional culture, ethnography, Islamic law, modern conflicts, the […]


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Retraction of articles from Springer journals

(18 August 2015, London, Heidelberg)  Springer confirms that 64 articles are being retracted from 10 Springer subscription journals, after editorial checks spotted fake email addresses, and subsequent internal investigations uncovered fabricated peer review reports. After a thorough investigation we have strong reason to believe that the peer review process on these 64 articles was compromised. […]


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Bookmetrix: from concept to launch

(16 June 2015) This week, the London Book Fair saw the launch of Bookmetrix, an exciting new book metrics platform built in partnership with Springer. The project was born after Martijn Roelandse (Manager Publishing Innovation at Springer) and Euan Adie (Founder of Altmetric) began brainstorming ways to showcase the wider impact of books, similar to how altmetrics are […]


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Springer and Altmetric to launch new platform for book impact at the London Book Fair: Bookmetrix

Valuable insight into the broader impacts and dissemination of nearly 180,000 books and more than three million chapters published by Springer (14 April 2015, London) Springer today announces that it is becoming the first publisher to offer title and chapter level metrics across all of their books via a new platform, Bookmetrix. developed in partnership […]


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Springer and Université Joseph Fourier release SciDetect to discover fake scientific papers

(23 March 2015) After intensive collaboration with Dr. Cyril Labbé from Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France, Springer announces the release of SciDetect, a new software program that automatically checks for fake scientific papers. The open source software discovers text that has been generated with the SCIgen computer program and other fake-paper generators like Mathgen […]


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Springer starts pilot project on Linked Open Data

 (4 March 2015) Springer has now opened selected metadata from conference publications, heeding the European Commission’s call for promoting open data. The term Linked Open Data (LOD) refers to structured, machine-readable data, which more and more researchers and librarians are now using in their work. Springer belongs to the vanguard of LOD providers and has […]


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Nature and Springer Science to merge

(15 January 2015, London and Berlin) Holtzbrinck Publishing Group (Holtzbrinck) and BC Partners (BCP) announced today that they have reached an agreement to merge Springer Science+Business Media (owned by funds advised by BCP) in its entirety with the majority of Holtzbrinck-owned Macmillan Science and Education (MSE), namely Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan and the global […]


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Springer and the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities to publish new book series

(7 November 2014, New York, Heidelberg)  Springer and the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities (HKAH) will collaborate to publish a new book series called The Humanities in Asia. The agreement will be signed on10 November 2014, at a ceremony at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The series The Humanities in Asia will publish original […]


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Paperity launched

(12 October 2014) Jurn.org notes that that Paperity has ripped all the Springer.com open access articles from hybrid journals, into a TOCs directory and article pages, along with a basic search tool. The list of linked journals is here. (9 October 2014) With the beginning of the new academic year, Paperity, the first multidisciplinary aggregator […]


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Springer announces new book series Healthy Ageing and Longevity

(19 August 2014, New York | Heidelberg) As the longevity of the world’s population continues to increase, the challenges become more complex and touch nearly every aspect of society. Springer has launched a new book series, Healthy Ageing and Longevity, to address issues related to this achievement. The series highlights challenges and solutions to maintaining […]


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Springer celebrates open access milestone

(21 July 2014) Springer is celebrating the milestone of 200,000 open access articles published to date. The articles, published across BioMed Central, and SpringerOpen are freely available and published under a Creative Commons (CC) license. Springer now has 417 open access journals publishing across all areas of science – 265 at BioMed Central and 152 […]


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Springer now sharing data from Altmetric on SpringerLink

(New York / Heidelberg, 29 January 2014) Springer announced that it has added altmetrics information to every article available on SpringerLink (link.springer.com), the publishing company’s online platform. The data is provided by Altmetric, a London-based start-up which tracks and analyzes the online activity around scholarly literature. The addition of this feature makes the alternative metrics that measure […]


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Springer expands its publishing portfolio in Korea

(New York / Heidelberg, 15 October 2013)   Springer is expanding its activities in South Korea by signing new agreements with the renowned Korea Nano Technology Research Society (KoNTRS) for a new open access journal and KAIST Press for a new book series. Starting in January 2014, Springer and the Korea Nano Technology Research Society will partner to […]


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Springer launches full book download feature

Springer has introduced the ‘full book download functionality’ on SpringerLink and Springer for R and D in response to the high demand for this feature by our authors, researchers and library customers. This new functionality allows users to download all chapters of a book in one go. Next to this feature, users can view an […]


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