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Springer eBooks

Publisher: Springer Nature

Joined: 2003

Type: eBook collection

Content Overview

The Springer eBook Subject Collections currently incorporate more than 130,000 English language eBooks published between copyright years 2005 to date with a forecast nearly 10,000 titles in 20 different subject collections in copyright year 2016. Springer eBooks cover a wide range of academic fields within science, technology, medicine, the humanities, behavioural sciences, social sciences and law. Please see the subject listing below.
As of copyright year 2016 Springer eBooks also incorporate new titles from the Palgrave Macmillan imprint for the first time. Springer and Palgrave Macmillan eBook Archives are not part of any INASP offer but special low-fee pricing for these can be supplied upon request.

Title Listing

New eBooks are posted on: every day. The title lists for the Springer eBook Subject Collections and the MARC records are updated every month. They can be downloaded at your own convenience through the Marc Records and eBook Title List Download Tool

Please refer to the attached document for the Springer-INASP 2016-2011 e-book subject collection offer.

Open Access Content

SpringerLink also offers free access to a number of Open Access eBooks. More information and a list of the available Open Access eBooks can be found at SpringerOpen.

Subject Strengths

The Springer eBook Subject Collections

As of 2016 the 20 different Springer eBook Subject Collections are:

The Springer Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) Collections

  •  Biomedical & Life Science
  •  Chemistry & Materials Science
  •  Computer Science
  •  Earth & Environmental Science
  •  Energy
  •  Engineering
  •  Mathematics & Statistics
  •  Medicine
  •  Physics & Astronomy
  •  Professional & Applied Computing

The Springer Humanities and Social Sciences Collections

  •  Behavioral Science & Psychology
  •  Business & Management
  •  Economics & Finance
  •  Education
  •  History
  •  Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
  •  Political Science & International Studies
  •  Religion & Philosophy
  •  Social Sciences
  •  Law & Criminology




Institutions in the following countries can register for access to Springer eBooks through the process below:


Registration and Access

Registration for Springer eBooks

Each institution eligible for access is required to register with INASP to use Springer. If you have not used this resource before, you may need to check if your institution is registered with INASP and identify the contact person who has your access details. To do this, please go to the subscribed resources registration and select your country and institution.

Access information
Access to SpringerLink is provided by IP recognition. For this reason you will need a fixed, static IP address.

Remote Access
Remote users can get access by user ID and password, but they must register for the first time within their institutions fixed IP range.

Support/Help contact
For technical support, please contact our Online Services support desk at 

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Access Information

Access by fixed, external IP address with username and password access for remote users.

Support/Help Contact

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Information for Librarians

Administration Information

Access to the Admin Dashboard is provided via SpringerLink.
The video tutorial on how to use the Admin Dashboard can be found here: Admin Dashboard – SpringerLink Tutorial.


All Springer content is delivered on one single platform:
The benefits of our platform include:

  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on and off-campus (remote access)
  • Institutional wide access via fixed IP address only
  • Responsive design allows for optimal browsing on a desktop, tablet or phone without losing any essential functionality
  • Powerful search engine
  • Consistent, user friendly guided navigation
  • Includes electronic supplementary materials such as tables, graphs and videos
  • Reference linking & cited by linking
  • Documents are searchable by subject area, publication title, topic, author citation or keywords
  • Free access to tables of contents, detailed abstracts and editorial background for every publication
  • Free SpringerAlerts keep users and librarians current with custom email bulletins
  • Worldwide Helpdesk
  • SpringerLink development is ongoing and updates are rapidly released

Video tutorials for SpringerLink are available on YouTube: SpringerLink Tutorial videos.

Promotional Information/Materials

Tools and general information regarding implementation and promotion of Springer content in your library are available at
For specific email templates, web banners, PDF posters and brochures please follow the link to the Marketing tools.

Publisher Newsletter Details

Springer sends regular alerts and information newsletters to librarians registered with SpringerAlerts. This includes regular Serials Updates with notifications about new and transferred titles.

Usage Data Collection

Your institutional administrator may download your COUNTER usage reports in 3 easy steps on SpringerLink, from the Admin Dashboard.

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