Author services, Issue 12 November 2012

The new SpringerLink - What the new platform means for your access to fulltext

As an Author, Editor or as a Member of a Springer-related society, you have access to various resources on SpringerLink in fulltext. Be it your own eBook, articles from the journal you work on as an Editor, books in a series you head as a Series Editor or your society’s journal, you enjoy free access as one of Springer’s key partners. On the new SpringerLink platform,, we will of course continue to offer you the same level of access to these publications.

How to ensure continuous access to your personal resources on SpringerLink

Due to data protection regulations, we will not migrate your personal information to the new platform. Therefore it is essential that you activate your account on the new SpringerLink to continue to enjoy access to your fulltext resources.

Accordingly, you will receive an email from Springer Customer Service asking you to click on a link leading you to the registration page on

Once you have registered, your account will be active and when you log in using those credentials you will always be recognized.


Using a region-by-region approach, we are directing all our readers to the new URL: By the end of December 2012, migration will be completed and readers worldwide will see the new platform whenever they access SpringerLink.

For a detailed overview on when will start to be the first landing page for your home country, please have a look at our dedicated FAQ page, which lists the migration schedule.


Our customer service desk ( is available at any time for your questions or concerns.