Springer Journal Archives

by Robb Mackes / 02 September 2014 / No Comments

Continuing our article series, highlighting new products available soon through our Group Licensing Initiative’s Fall 2014 Offer.

By Gail Kohler, Springer, Licensing Manager

Springer Archives brings influential scientific works of the last centuries to today’s researchers. The Online Journal Archive currently includes over 2 million journal articles. Delivered alongside libraries’ existing online resources, Springer Archives provides a seamless link from the great works and discoveries of the past to today’s leading scientific research.

Quick Facts:

  • Springer’s functionality, including powerful semantic search, enables simultaneous integrated navigation and discovery across all journals, contemporary and historical.
  • Researchers will be able to connect with the finest scientific minds of the 19th to 21st centuries, including numerous Nobel Prize winners. They will be able to trace and understand the path of scientific discovery and the work it has impacted – and use this knowledge to advance their own research.
  • More than 2 million articles dating back as far as 1854
  • Coverage from volume 1, issue 1
  • Over 1,000 journal titles
  • Searchable PDF (OCR) format at 300 dpi
  • XML headers and references
  • Integrated into Springer’s platform, researchers have anytime, anywhere access to ground-breaking articles.

Benefits for Librarians:

  • Librarians will instantly recognize the value of the Springer Archives as a major step forward in the move toward secured electronic access of quality research content and the true virtual library.
  • Complete collections and expanded holdings without the burden of single issue or copy purchases
  • Enriched metadata available to patrons of search and discovery services like Google
  • Ensure access for patrons to works previously unavailable electronically or out of print
  • Free (OCLC) MARC records
  • Eliminate spoilage issues and reduce need to scan articles
  • Reduce physical space requirements and staff time to manage physical collections

Click here for more information.

And click here to visit the Current Offer page to access the Fall 2014 Offer—it will be available in September. Feel free to contact Robb Mackes to receive the password in order to access the Offer: (570) 856-5952 or rtmackes (at) gmail.com.