SpringerProtocols Benefits and Services

SpringerProtocols consists of several features and benefits that make it a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Listed below you will find two tables designated to help researchers and librarians alike understand the major features and benefits that are at their disposal.

SpringerProtocols provides
librarians with the flexibility to offer patrons cutting-edge features users want with business models they can support.
researchers with all the tools they need to ensure that they get the most out of their SpringerProtocols subscription and experience.

Features and Benefits for Researchers
Features Benefits
Heritage of Methods in Molecular Biology™ and the highest quality content Users can be sure that whichever protocol they choose will be the most reliable and robust method for their work.
Comments feature allows users to leave comments on specific protocols Users can see what other people have used the protocols for and how it worked for them, so the user can learn from other users.
Connected to Springer Users can rely on the stability of the collection and growth of the range and depth of content available.
Lists of the most viewed and used protocols Users can see at a glance what other users are looking at and easily dip in to learn about what they are doing.
Full-text searching Users can easily find what they’re looking for using standard search engines and SpringerLink. 
Integrated with SpringerLink and is accessible via open URLs Users can easily find what they’re looking for using standard search engines and SpringerLink.
User-friendly personalization features such as alerting, RSS feeds, export citations, upload a protocol, favorite protocols Users can take advantage of flexible and collaborative features that provide dynamic content interaction. Features include alerts, RSS feeds, bookmarking, saved searches, saved bookmarks, download materials, download citations, upload protocols, and comment on protocols.

Features and Benefits for Librarians
Features Benefits
Heritage of Methods In Molecular Biology™ and the highest quality content Librarians can be confident that the protocols they are promoting with their users are genuinely useful.
User centric features such as alerting, adding comments, and most viewed protocols Librarians can help increase the productivity of their researchers and improve the output of the institute.
Connected to Springer Librarians can rely on the stability of the collection, the growth of the range and the depth of content available so you can minimize the number of sources they have to manage.
Full-text searching Librarians can easily find what they’re looking for using standard search engines and SpringerLink.  Now they can rest assured that their users will find what they’re looking for.
Integrated with SpringerLink and is accessible via open URLs Librarians can increase exposure to other content and maximize the investment in your collections.
Sold in subject collections or as a complete database Librarians can invest in only the most appropriate content for their organization.