Online access to my published article

There are several options available so you can obtain online access to your published article.

Access through your Institution

If your institution has subscribed to the electronic journal, you will have immediate full text access. If your institution does not have a license for the journal, the fastest way to access your published article online is to use the pay-per-view option. To order by pay-per-view:

  1. Find your article in SpringerLink
  2. Click on the 'Buy now' button

  3. If you are not currently logged in then you will be prompted to log into your Springer account.

  4. You will be taken to our online store facility where you can purchase the article.

  5. Once the translation is completed you will be sent an email with details on how to download the article.

Free eOffprint

A free eOffprint is automatically emailed to journal authors with a link so they can download their free PDF file. Authors will not need to place an order for their personal eOffprints. However, if you would like to additional (print, paid) offprints; authors will need to order them. Please click on order offprints for additional information.


The Springer Nature SharedIt content-sharing initiative means that links to view-only, full-text subscription research articles can be posted anywhere - including on social media platforms, author websites and in institutional repositories - so researchers can share research with colleagues and general audiences.

Authors will receive their article’s SharedIt link. Both authors and readers can share research using this link. SharedIt has been designed to facilitate personal, non-commercial, online sharing of research articles - also on platforms such as ResearchGate or

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