Springer Nature and American Journal Experts

AJE and Springer Nature have a long-standing relationship based on our shared commitment to providing high-quality services to global researchers. We began formally working together in 2008, and over the years, our relationship has strengthened. Below you’ll learn more about our shared commitment to helping authors, highlights of the past decade in working together, and what the future holds.

Sharing a commitment to global researchers

Since our founding in 2004, AJE has edited over 700,000 papers in 2000 areas of study. We have helped hundreds of thousands of international researchers to eliminate their language barriers and get their work published in the best journals in the world.

As a team of former academics and publishing professionals, our commitment to global researchers is to provide the highest quality editing services in the world at accessible prices. For over a decade, we’ve been working closely with Springer Nature as partners to better serve global authors.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries. Springer Nature’s brands are some of the most trusted and respected in their fields, with Springer founded by Julius Springer in 1842, Macmillan founded in 1843 and Nature first published in 1869. It is Springer Nature’s mission to help the community to discover, learn and achieve more.

An Important Partnership

Highlights from the past decade

Since first partnering over a decade ago, AJE and Springer Nature have shared a commitment to improving editing quality, innovating new services, and training editors:

  • 2007: Nature Publishing Group undertakes quality assessment of major global language editing companies, chooses to partner with AJE
  • 2008: Nature Publishing Group begins offering AJE author services to authors with satisfaction guarantee
  • 2015: Two companies co-develop video products to help authors share their discoveries
  • 2016: AJE uses ecommerce expertise to build Springer Nature Author Services ecommerce platform
  • 2017: Springer Nature invests in AJE
  • 2018: Springer Nature becomes majority investor of AJE
  • 2019: AJE builds AI-based language assessment tool leveraging SN dataset

Shared Values

Looking to the Future

Each year, Springer Nature handles more than 1 million article submissions and publishes around 300,000 articles across almost 3,000 journals and 13,000 books. Springer Nature’s research publications include the respected Nature Research portfolio. Springer Nature is also the largest open access research publisher and home to Scientific Reports, one of the world’s largest OA journals. Last year, Springer Nature’s content platforms were visited almost 2 million times per day.

Springer Nature’s global reach, combined with AJE’s expertise in author services, will enable us to introduce high-quality editing services to new markets and price points. This includes comprehensive author services offerings to funders, institutions and authors at various stages of their publication lifecycle.

A closer relationship to Springer Nature also enables AJE to co-develop innovative new services to address the rapidly evolving needs of global authors.

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