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VIVA Collections Contact:  Edward Lener (Nature)

VIVA Collections Contact:  Anna Creech (Springer)


  • Nature Archives
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Customer Service

Nature Journals: Gareth Evans
 (888) 331-6288
Springer E-Book Packages: Springer Nature Online
 (800) 777-4643 x612

Technical Support

Nature Journals: Alan Roseman
 (646) 209-9582
Springer E-Book Packages: Alan Roseman
 (646) 209-9582

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Nature Journals:Alan Roseman
 (646) 209-9582
Springer E-Book Packages:Alan Roseman
 (646) 209-9582

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Nature Archives (Nature-A)


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Nature Journals (Nature)


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Contract Notes: Sole source; effective September 1, 2007, VIVA will only subscribe to the journal Nature.

Contract Renewal Date: August 31

Cancellation Deadline: May 1

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Public Fund Source: Central   Note: Publics share journal Nature, other titles billed directly by vendor to institution.

Private Fund Source: Opt-In   Note: Institutions can opt in for journal Nature.

Springer E-Book Packages (SPEBK)


Product Notes: The VIVA-wide packages are the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 packages for Behavioral Science and Biomedical and Life Science; the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 packages for Computer Science (including the Lecture Notes in Computer Science), and the 2013 and 2014 packages for Earth and Environmental Science. Complimentary archival rights were also given to the 2005 collections in these four subject areas. Title lists can be retrieved from; it is recomme

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Contract Notes: Sole source

Contract Renewal Date: 12/31

Cancellation Deadline: September 1

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Public Fund Source: Central + Opt-In   Note: Publics share two 2018 packages, can opt in for additional subject packages.

Private Fund Source: Pooled + Opt-In   Note: Pooled fund institutions share one 2018 package, can opt in for additional subject packages.



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