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...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 11:28 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. ...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015 at 4:25 AM
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
Can I search for keywords or terms, in any other language than English and German?
Absolutely. Some of our content has abstracts in as many as six languages. Whatever language content Springer’s content is published in (including French, I...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 at 2:33 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...
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015 at 4:37 AM
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
Is there an advanced search in SpringerLink?
For search help and tips see the search help page in SpringerLink: http://link.springer.com/searchhelp Yes. A form is offered to help with advanced sear...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 at 2:39 AM
What are the search options in SpringerLink?
A user is able to search all content on the site using a 'google style' integrated search bar including an auto-suggest feature. By default, searc...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 at 10:38 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