How do I purchase a Springer book chapter?

As of December 11, 2018 our site went live with a new SpringerLink Chapter Checkout process. This is a new and optimized process that will make it easier to purchase chapters from SpringerLink. If you would like to place a chapter order from SpringerLink, please follow the steps listed below when you are on the SpringerLink chapter page that you wish to purchase.


Step 1 – From the SpringerLink Product Page, you will be able to purchase chapters as usual by clicking the buy button on the product page.


Step 2 – Go to the login / registration page. If you already have a personal SpringerLink, Springer Materials, Adis Insight or Springer.com account; you can use it to log on. If you need instructions to register / create an account in SpringerLink, please click here.


Step 3- If you are not already logged in, you will be prompted to confirm a "Your Springer Registration" message. If you register, you will receive a registration confirmation mail like the one listed below. It will request that you activate your account by clicking the word “here” in the Springer Registration confirmation email message.



Step 4 - Address


You will be able to choose between private / author and corporate customer. (It is possible to enter a company and department as billing address.)


  Step 5 – Order Placement Page



Currently, payments can only be made by credit card.


Step 6 - Payment Page



Step 7 – Thank you page



You will be able to download the chapter PDF right after you place the order.


Step 8 - Confirmation Mail


(Please note, that this confirmation email is just an example, from a different order.) The confirmation email also contains a button to download the chapter.


If you have any other questions regarding this process; you may refer to the attached Additional Information PDF.

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