Monthly Archives: April 2015



Welcome to the new SpringerOpen Blog. This is a place where we talk about open access—especially in the scientific world beyond biomedicine, the best and most interesting work published in SpringerOpen journals, and also about other issues in STM publishing. We are hoping for vigorous but good-natured conversations here, so the comments are open but… Read more »

How I use Papers


I used—and continue to use—Papers. I used a simple URL for a collection of articles—like this one—and it couldn’t have been easier.


SpringerOpen at the Materials Research Society Spring 2015 meeting

At this year’s spring MRS meeting, though, we tried something new—we added a strong presence for SpringerOpen at the Springer booth. The Springer booth—filled with the most noteworthy of Springer’s new materials books (Springer is by far the largest book publisher in the discipline) draws tons of traffic—so what better place to tell the materials science community about open access, and about SpringerOpen’s aggressive and growing materials portfolio?