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Springer eBooks @ your library

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Available through SpringerLink’s IP-enabled eBook gateway libraries and corporations can offer their patrons online access to the most worthwhile books instantly from multiple locations, including library, office, home or wherever they are.
  • More than 170,000 eBooks available
  • More than 8,000 new eBooks and eReferences every year.

Promoting Springer eBooks in your library 

Springer eBooks marketing materials

Below you will find tools that we hope will help you promote Springer eBooks to library patrons, making them aware of the indispensable tool at their disposal.

Information for library administrators 

Springer eBook Collection
The Springer eBooks administrator within your institution can download eBook usage statistics in the same way as for the Springer journals. If you need more information or a new username and password please contact springerlink@springer.com.

MARC records 

eBook experience in other institutions has shown that loading MARC records into OPACs is one of the largest usage drivers. Therefore we strongly recommend you to load MARC records into your catalog.
Springer offers two options for MARC records:
1. Free Springer MARC records. Springer provides free MARC 21 records in UTF-8 format. As said below you will be contacted by the Springer MARC team to provide you with an initial batch of records, to get you started right away.
2. All Springer eBook customers can download OCLC MARC records for Springer eBooks, through OCLC Worldcat, free of charge. You can obtain MARC records through OCLC’s WorldCat Collection sets, or through the OCLC connexion client.
To obtain a list of the OCLC control numbers you can visit our dedicated website: springer.com/marc or contact the Springer MARC team at marc@springer.com.

subject collections 

Alert Service 

Springer provides several electronic newsletters and alert services to keep you up-to-date with the latest developments in Springer’s eProducts:
  • MARC update: You will receive a notification when new MARC records are available as well as notifications about any changes in the Springer eBook program, which require an update of your catalog.
  • eProduct Newsletter – a bi-monthly update on developments for all Springer eProducts
  • LibraryZone – Springer’s magazine for librarians
  • SpringerAlerts for Librarians – Keeps you up-to-date with (e)Books, journals, electronic media and reference works.
To receive our eProduct Newsletter or the LibraryZone newsletter, simply write to libraryrelations@springer.com and let us know what you would like to receive. You might also find it useful to know that Springer maintains a strict privacy policy regarding email addresses and will not sell or further distribute your information.

Contact 

Feel free to contact libraryrelations@springer.com if you have any questions on promoting the product at your library, customer events or online training sessions.
Find your local Springer sales representative by clicking the given link below.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
 
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