Springer Science+Business Media was founded in Berlin in 1842 by Julius Springer. Today, this Springer is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R & D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer published roughly 2,200 English-language journals and more than 8,000 new books in 2012, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. Springer employs more than 7,000 individuals across the globe and in 2012 generated sales of approximately EUR 976.3 million. Derk Haank is the CEO of Springer Science+Business Media. Its logo is a stylized chess knight (“horse”), since “Springer” is the German word for the “knight” in chess.