SpringerMaterials @ your library

SpringerMaterials is based on the Landolt-Börnstein New Series, the unique, fully evaluated data collection in all areas of physical sciences and engineering.

The databases in SpringerMaterials include:

  • The Landold-Börnstein Database
  • The Linus Pauling Files
  • A subset of the Dortmund Databank of Software and Separation Technology
  • The Adsorption Database
  • Polymer Thermodynamics Database
  • The MSI Database

Promoting SpringerMaterials at your library

Below you will find tools that will help you promote SpringerMaterials to library patrons, making them aware of the indispensable resources at their disposal.


SpringerMaterials brochure

SpringerMaterials quick user guide


SpringerMaterials Poster

Web banners

SpringerMaterials Banners in various sizes (Zip-file)

SpringerMaterials User Guide (Video)

SpringerMaterials User Guide (Video incl. Sample Searches)

Email templates

Customize and share this email detailing your institution's SpringerMaterials subscription with your library patrons! Begin by saving the appropriate file below, then copy and paste the entire email into a new message and customize as you wish.

Information for library administrators

To get started with the SpringerMaterials database, your patrons will only need an internet browser, e.g. Firefox or Internet Explorer and the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Access to the product is validated by your institution’s IP addresses. If you would like to update your registered IP addresses, please send an email to onlineservice@springer.com

The library administrator has received an email from us on how to create a user name for the administrator portal on SpringerMaterials. On the administrator portal you can manage remote access for your patrons and view the usage reports.

The administrator within your institution can download usage statistics from SpringerLink or directly on SpringerMaterials. Statistics for the current month will be available by the 15th of the following month. If you need more information or a new user name and password, please contact


If your library has implemented a federated search or discovery tool, please contact your vendor on how SpringerMaterials can be integrated best.

Alert service

Springer provides alert services to keep you up-to-date with the latest developments in Springer’s eProducts Springer maintains a strict privacy policy regarding email addresses and will not sell or further distribute your information:

Trainings and Webinars

Materials Webinars for You and Your Users!

We invite you to attend a short introduction and training webinar to find out more about the features and enhancements of SpringerMaterials!

Contact your regional Product Expert to join an interactive training webinar or information session, topics include:

• Product overview
• Search options
• Search results overview


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 or product expert by clicking the link below.