Monthly Archives: October 2017

Springer Nature: Open in Order to Advance Discovery

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We’re delivering on open access, will you join us? We kicked off Open Access Week with this blog by Steven Inchcoombe, Chief Publishing Officer at Springer Nature. Steven announced an open access milestone at Springer Nature: In four European countries, over 70% of our journal articles are now being immediately published (gold) open access. Steven… Read more »

Open Access Books: Open Access in order to…?

This week is Open Access Week, a global event that encourages the discussion of open access (OA) amongst researchers and the scholarly community. This year’s theme for OA Week asks the question, ‘Open access in order to…?’ Whilst OA is more established for journal publishing, it is still relatively new for academic books. So, from a publisher’s perspective, why does Springer Nature offer an OA option for book authors? We have been publishing OA books and chapters under our SpringerOpen and Palgrave Macmillan imprints since 2011 and just this week published our 400th OA book. We asked some of our OA books team and editors about what OA means to them.

We’re delivering on open access. Will you join us?

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At the start of 2017 Open Access Week, today we’re delighted to announce that we have reached a significant milestone in advancing discovery through open research. In four European countries, over 70% of Springer Nature’s journal articles are being immediately published (gold) open access. This includes: Over 77% of corresponding authors based in the UK Over… Read more »

Gaining historical and international relations insights from social media

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As more and more people get their news from social media platforms, these become hosts to vast amounts of information on human behavior in relation to real-time events around the world. In a study published in EPJ Data Science, Vanessa Peña-Araya and team successfully match geopolitical interactions obtained from Twitter activity with real-world historical international relations.

Ada Lovelace Day: Nature Research editors celebrate leaders in their fields – Part 2

Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of celebration helps people learn about the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths, inspiring others and creating new role models. We asked editors at Nature Research to talk about female scientists who’ve made major contributions to their fields. This blog was written by Mark Staniland and cross-posted from Nature’s of schemes and memes blog.

Ada Lovelace Day: Nature Research editors celebrate leaders in their fields – Part 1

Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of celebration helps people learn about the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths, inspiring others and creating new role models. We asked editors at Nature Research to talk about female scientists who’ve made major contributions to their fields.
This blog was written by Mark Staniland and cross-posted from Nature’s of schemes and memes blog.