SpringerLink-FAQ

Does SpringerLink work on mobile devices?
The platform has been built in a responsive design which means that the layout of the pages will automatically adapt to provide an optimal viewing experienc...
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018 at 6:46 PM
Can my users take advantage of personalization features on the Springer platform?
Users will be able to register individual accounts. This is intended to allow users access to personalization features on the site including remote access. ...
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 at 4:52 PM
Are boolean operators and wildcards supported?
Yes, both SpringerLink and Springer for R&D support the AND, OR, and NOT Boolean operators, as well as the ? and * wildcards. Please note that Boolean o...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 at 2:35 AM
Why does the "Search within this" search box disappear in smaller browser windows?
This happens because not all the page elements can fit when the browser window size is reduced. Therefore the design of the page responds to the window size...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015 at 2:26 AM
My SpringerLink account is Inactive?
If you are an Administrator, Author, Editorial Board member, new subscriber (via a society or personal). Then a dormant SpringerLink account has been automa...
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 at 5:07 PM
Athens and Shibboleth Federated Access for Springer
If you are looking to connect with us through Athens or Shibboleth please use the following:   ACS URL: https://fsso.springer.com/federation...
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016 at 1:39 PM
Can I add a 'link out' from SpringerLink to my library?
It is currently not possible for customers to create link outs from SpringerLink to their own library systems as they could on the old site using an Admin t...
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015 at 2:17 AM
In what formats is content available in SpringerLink and Springer for R&D?
All content can be viewed in PDF and a significant portion of our newer content is also available in full-text HTML.
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 at 1:32 AM
Is SpringerLink compatible with using an iPad?
The iPad comes with a mobile version of the Apple Safari browser. You can use this browser to access SpringerLink the same way you would from your desktop o...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 at 9:29 PM
Where can I find Electronic supplementary materials?
From the abstract page a user will be able to access any available electronic supplementary materials for a given article, chapter, protocol, or reference w...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 2:59 AM