Transfer titles

2015 transfer titles

Springer is pleased to announce 32 Take-Over/Transfer journals, of which 7 are fully Open Access. Eight titles are starting in 2014 already.

For a complete list, you can find them here.

2014 transfer titles

We are pleased to present the following titles transferring to Springer for 2014. Titles are added as they are announced. Contact your licensing manager for questions on a particular title.

Academic Psychiatry

Academic Psychiatry supports work that furthers knowledge and stimulates evidence-based advances in academic medicine in six key domains: education, leadership, finance and administration, career and professional development, ethics and professionalism, and health and well-being.

  • 2012 Impact Factor: 0.859
  • Former Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 38
  • Main Discipline: Medicine & Public Health
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 1042-9670
  • ISSN Electronic: 1545-7230
  • Imprint: Springer

The Analysis of Verbal Behavior

The Analysis of Verbal Behavior provides an international perspective of principles used for the design of computer-based learning systems and addresses the complex methodologies that are rapidly shifting in the online-learning arena.

  • Former Publisher: Association for Behavior Analysis International
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 30
  • Main Discipline: Psychology
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 0889-9401
  • ISSN Electronic: 2196-8926
  • Imprint: Springer

Behavior Analysis in Practice

Behavior Analysis in Practice provides science-based best-practice information on service delivery in behavior analysis. Covers application and evaluation of procedures and programs, professional practice issues, data analysis and instrumentation, terms, procedures and more.

  • Former Publisher: Association for Behavior Analysis International
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 7
  • Main Discipline: Psychology
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 1998-1929
  • ISSN Electronic: 2196-8934
  • Imprint: Springer

The Behavior Analyst

The Behavior Analyst covers theoretical, experimental and applied topics in behavioral analysis to literary reviews, new interpretations of published data and articles on behaviorism as a philosophy.

  • 2012 Impact Factor: 0.474
  • Former Publisher: Association for Behavior Analysis International
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 37
  • Main Discipline: Psychology
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 0738-6729
  • ISSN Electronic: 2196-8918
  • Imprint: Springer

Biological Research

  • Former Publisher: Sociedad de Biología de Chile
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 47
  • Main Discipline: Life Sciences
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Open Access
  • ISSN Electronic: 0717-6287
  • Imprint: BioMed Central

Boletín de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana

Boletín de la Sociedad Matemática Mexicana publishes original research articles in all areas of mathematics and its applications, as well as invited survey articles. 

  • Former Publisher: Sociedad Matemática Mexicana
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 20
  • Main Discipline: Mathematics
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 1405-213X
  • ISSN Electronic: 2296-4495
  • Imprint: Birkhäuser

Bollettino dell'Unione Matematica Italiana

Bollettino dell'Unione Matematica Italiana is the scientific journal of Unione Matematica Italiana: it publishes original research and high quality survey articles in all fields of Mathematics.

  • Former Publisher: Unione Matematica Italiana
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 7
  • Main Discipline: Mathematics
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 1972-6724
  • ISSN Electronic: 2198-2759
  • Imprint: Springer

Business Research

Business Research publishes high-quality articles covering both traditional fields of business administration and cross-functional, multidisciplinary research that reflects the complex character of business problems. 

  • Former Publisher: Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V.
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 7
  • Main Discipline: Economics / Management Science
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Open Access
  • ISSN Electronic: 2198-2627
  • Imprint: Springer

Cancer Imaging

Cancer Imaging is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing original articles, reviews and editorials written by expert international radiologists working in oncology. The journal encompasses CT-, MR-, PET-, ultrasound, radionuclide and multimodal imaging in all kinds of malignant tumours, plus new developments, techniques and innovations.

  • Former Publisher: E-Med Ltd.
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 14
  • Main Discipline: Medicine & Public Health
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Open Access
  • ISSN Electronic: 1470-7330
  • Imprint: BioMed Central

Chinese Birds

Chinese Birds is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing high quality research articles and reviews on all aspects of ornithology from all over the world, including research in fossil birds. It aims to report the latest and significant progress in ornithology and to encourage exchange of ideas among Chinese and international ornithologists.

  • Former Publisher: Beijing Forestry University
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 5
  • Main Discipline: Life Sciences
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Open Access
  • ISSN Electronic: 2053-7166
  • Imprint: BioMed Central

Contemporary School Psychology

Contemporary School Psychology addresses contemporary issues in school psychology, and publishes high-quality articles that link theory to practice. 

  • Former Publisher: California Association of School Psychologists
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 18
  • Main Discipline: Psychology
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 2159-2020
  • ISSN Electronic: 2161-1505
  • Imprint: Springer

Earth, Planets and Space

Earth, Planets and Space offers original scientific articles on topics in earth and planetary sciences, focused on geomagnetism, aeronomy, space science, seismology, volcanology, geodesy and planetology. 

  • 2012 Impact Factor: 2.921
  • Former Publisher: TERRAPUB
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 66
  • Main Discipline: Earth Sciences
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Open Access
  • ISSN Electronic: 1880-5981
  • Imprint: Springer

European Cytokine Network

European Cytokine Network is an electronic journal that publishes original articles and abstracts every quarter to provide an essential bridge between researchers and clinicians with an interest in this cutting-edge field.The journal is a must-read for specialists in the field thanks to its swift publication and international circulation. 

  • 2012 Impact Factor: 1.896
  • Former Publisher: N/A
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 25
  • Main Discipline: Biomedicine
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: eOnly
  • ISSN Electronic: 1952-4005
  • Imprint: John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

The European Journal of Dermatology is an internationally renowned journal for dermatologists and scientists involved in clinical dermatology and skin biology. Original articles on clinical dermatology, skin biology, immunology and cell biology are published, along with review articles, which offer readers a broader view of the available literature. 

  • 2012 Impact Factor: 1.756
  • Former Publisher: N/A
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 24
  • Main Discipline: Medicine & Public Health
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: eOnly
  • ISSN Electronic: 1952-4013
  • Imprint: John Libbey Eurotext

Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes research papers across all academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. 

  • Former Publisher: Fudan University of China
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 7
  • Main Discipline: Social Sciences
  • Primary Language: German
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 1674-0750
  • ISSN Electronic: 2198-2600
  • Imprint: Springer

Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma

Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma offers original research, and prevention and treatment strategies for the psychological effects of trauma. Presents intervention models for the individual, the family and the community; new theoretical models, public policy proposals and more. 

  • Former Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 7
  • Main Discipline: Psychology
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 1936-1521
  • ISSN Electronic: 1936-153X
  • Imprint: Springer

Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

Journal of Endocrinological Investigation provides an up-to-date and authoritative review of topics in any area of experimental and clinical endocrinology, metabolism and androgyny. 

  • 2012 Impact Factor: 1.654
  • Former Publisher: Kurtis Publisher
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 37
  • Main Discipline: Medicine & Public Health
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: eOnly
  • ISSN Electronic: 1720-8386
  • Imprint: Springer

Journal of Nephrology

Journal of Nephrology is a bimonthly journal that considers publication of peer reviewed original manuscripts dealing with both clinical and laboratory investigations of relevance to the broad fields of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation. It is the Official Journal of the Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN).

  • 2012 Impact Factor: 2.015
  • Former Publisher: Wichtig Editore
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 27
  • Main Discipline: Medicine & Public Health
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: eOnly
  • ISSN Electronic: 1724-6059
  • Imprint: Springer

Latin American Economic Review

Latin American Economic Review, the leading Latin American based journal in economics, presents high-quality theoretical and empirical research in all areas of economics. 

  • Former Publisher: CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica)
  • Former Title: Economía Mexicana
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 23
  • Main Discipline: Economics / Management Science
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Open Access
  • ISSN Electronic: 2196-436X
  • Imprint: Springer

L'Endocrinologo

L'Endocrinologo provides an up-to-date and authoritative review of topics in any area of experimental and clinical endocrinology, metabolism and andrology. 

  • Former Publisher: Kurtis Publisher
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 15
  • Main Discipline: Medicine & Public Health
  • Primary Language: Italian
  • Format: Print + Electronic
  • ISSN Print: 1590-170X
  • ISSN Electronic: 1720-8351
  • Imprint: Springer

Revista Chilena de Historia Natural

RCHN publishes original research dealing with past and present phenomena from organismic to higher levels of biological organization, considering both empirical and theoretical studies on all kinds of taxa and environments. The major areas covered by RChHN are: botany and zoology; physiological and behavioral ecology; population biology; community and ecosystem ecology; systematics, biogeography and evolution.

  • 2012 Impact Factor: .929
  • Former Publisher: Sociedad de Biología de Chile
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 87
  • Main Discipline: Life Sciences
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: Open Access
  • ISSN Electronic: in application
  • Imprint: Springer

Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology

Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology is an international journal, published four times per year, devoted to publish original research contribu­tions in several domains of plant physiology. The journal publishes Research Articles, Short Commu­nications, Reviews, Opinion, Articles and Letters to the Editor. 

  • Former Publisher: Brazilian Society of Plant Physiology
  • Former Title: Brazilian Journal of Plant Physiology
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 26
  • Main Discipline: Life Sciences
  • Primary Language: English
  • Format: eOnly
  • ISSN Electronic: 2197-0025
  • Imprint: Springer

Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften

Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften is the only German language journal on didactics. 

  • Former Publisher: IPN-Institut für die Pädagogik der Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
  • Publishing with Springer as of Volume: 20
  • Main Discipline: Physics
  • Primary Language: German
  • Format: eOnly
  • ISSN Electronic: 2197-988X
  • Imprint: Springer Spektrum

Transfer Titles 2013

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