More than 1,000 journals and more than 2,000 books from the Springer publications are available on this website, the online service of Springer publisher. Most of them are from the hard sciences, with social sciences poorly covered.


Springer is a well-known scientific publisher with several affiliates worldwide. SpringerLink is the online service for its publications


Springer publications, along with journal articles and series books from related publishers, are available full-text in pdf or html formats

Information density

SpringerLink gives access to about 1,200 journals and more than 2,000 books in many scientific fields (mainly hard sciences)

Content Pertinence to Political Science

Most Springer publications (both online and paper) are for the hard sciences. Social and human sciences are covered by about 200 publications, mostly focused on philosophy and the behavioural sciences

Updating Rate

The website is often updated and the online records are provided when books and journals issues are published