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Springer Nature Lecture Notes 2016

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The Lecture Notes series from Springer feature new developments in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.

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Benefits

  • Access to all content back to 1997 during the subscription periodA quote about Springer LN
  • Perpetual access to content for years purchased (2017, 2018, 2019
  • Ability to opt-out of the agreement early (with 10% penalty fee)
  • Free MARC records
  • COUNTER compliant usage statistics
  • No DRM on any content

Important dates

Agreement start: 1 August 2016

Agreement end: 31 July 2019

Commitment Period

This Agreement is of 3 years duration. Institutions may join the agreement at any time during the agreement period. They will then be committed to the end of the Agreement Period until the initiate the opt out and pay the relevant fee as described above.

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For a 60 day free trial, please contact Springer at springerlink@springer.com

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Universities, colleges and other learning, educational and research bodies in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Other organisations aligned with Jisc’s charitable objectives of supporting education, research bodies and the public sector may ask to participate in the Agreement. Chest will liaise with the Supplier about any such requests.

Background Information

Chest has a longstanding relationship with Springer Nature for a Chest Agreement for their eBooks Lecture Notes series.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Licensor: Springer Customer Service Centre GmbH, a company incorporated under the laws of Germany having its registered office at Tiergartenstrasse 15 ‐ 17, 69121 Heidelberg, Germany.

Product Description

A subscription through the Chest Agreement provides access back to 1997 during the subscription period and perpetual access to the years subscribed to thereafter (to the years 2017, 2018, and 2019).

Lecture Notes in Computer Science:

The series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), including its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI), has established itself as a medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching - quickly, informally, and at a high level.

Lecture Notes in Physics:

The series Lecture Notes in Physics (LNP), founded in 1969, reports new developments in physics research and teaching - quickly and informally, but with a high quality and the explicit aim to summarize and communicate current knowledge in an accessible way. Books published in this series are conceived as bridging material between advanced graduate textbooks and the forefront of research.

Lecture Notes in Mathematics:

This series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications - quickly, informally and at a high level. Mathematical texts analysing new developments in modelling and numerical simulation are welcome.

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OpenAthens (SAML) or Athens (delete as appropriate)

Yes

Shibboleth (SAML)

Yes

ezProxy

Yes

IP address range

Yes

Username / Password

Yes

Technical Function Specification

The supplier confirms that throughout the term of the agreement the products will comply with the standards indicated.

Technical Function

Standard

Compliance

Full text linking

OpenURL

Yes

Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No

Harvesting

SRW/SRU

Yes

OAI-PMH

No

RSS or Atom

Yes

Metadata standards

Dublin Core

Yes

MARC

Yes

PRISM

No

Months embargo period

N/A

Digital preservation

Lockss

Yes

Clockss

Yes

Portico

Yes

Usage statistics

COUNTER

Yes

SUSHI

Yes

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Yes

Personalisation features

Yes

Service levels

No

Updates

New content is added quarterly.

Alterations/Additions

A subscription through the Chest Agreement provides access back to 1997 during the subscription period and perpetual access to the years subscribed to thereafter.

Service and Support

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Technical Support

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The Supplier will aim to provide "same-day" response, but this will depend on the timing of the initial enquiry in the working day and the complexity of the reported issue.

Product Documentation

Electronic training materials are provided and may be freely copied by Authorised Users.  

Training and Training Materials

On-site training is provided to any Licensed Institution which requests it.

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