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Figshare teams up with SpringerNature

Figshare, an online digital repository for academic research, has teamed up with Springer Nature to support BioMed Central and SpringerOpen authors in openly sharing their supplementary data.

Figshare is now hosting additional files from more than 300 BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals. This new service to authors and readers is aimed at:



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Analysis and opinion

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