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SpringerLink: Top Ten Things You Should Know

1. Log-on: 

2. Access:  

If you have access through IP authentication, you will automatically be recognized when you visit springerlink.com. Even though the Log in portion shows up on the homepage, you will not need to log in to view your subscribed to titles. If you requested access through username and password only, you will need to log in before full-text access will be granted. Your access only username and password should have been emailed to you by your Sales Representative upon your activation to SpringerLink.

3. Librarian Site:  

Here you will find information related to forthcoming publications, print and online products, and special services to serve your needs better and to help you serve your users best. Take a look!

4. SpringerLink/MetaPress Admin Site 

Manage your SpringerLink account autonomously, define your users and monitor their activity. Log onto http://admin.metapress.com with your administrator name and password. Use the admin site to:
- Add new users
- disassociate users
- edit user information
- view access rights
- create linkouts and
- create usage reports

5. Serials Updates:  

These updates inform you of any new journals, price changes, title changes, updates on bibliography and scheduled production. Sign up to receive the Serials Update in your inbox at:

6. Helpdesk Information:  

Library professionals can contact the SpringerLink worldwide helpdesk at any time for expert answers to technical and operational questions.
  • In the Americas, please call 1.800.777.4643 x650 or 1.212.460.1650 or email: springerlink-ny@springer.com.
  • Outside of the Americas, please call +49.6221.345.4306 or email: springerlink@springer.com.

7. SpringerLink Online Demos:  

Learn more about the features and benefits of SpringerLink with this short online demo. Visit the librarians page to download the tutorial.

8. Training Webinar Schedules:  

Springer is offering various training options for SpringerLink and the MetaPress Admin website, in person and web-based. To supplement training, digital support materials such as Quick Reference Guides and Tutorials are freely available online. For more information, visit the training section at

9. Promoting SpringerLink:  

The Springer Library Relations Team is available to help you promote SpringerLink at your institution. Contact libraryrelations@springer.com for suggestions and resources.

10. SpringerAlerts:  

Sign up for the Librarian Alert to receive Springer updates in your inbox: