How do I add a link to my paper?

Linking your post to your research paper is a great way to share your work with wider audiences. Read on to find out how to include the link to your paper in your Community post.
How do I add a link to my paper?
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If you are looking to link your research paper to your blog post, this can be done via the ‘Article link’ option on the right-hand side of the blog editing menu.

The different tabs available on the 'Create a post' page, with the 'Article link' tab highlighted by a red rectangle.

Click on ‘Article link’ and then simply paste the link to your article and click save. After your post is published, the link will appear as a ‘Read the Paper’ section at the top of the post, which will take users to the original article.

The 'Read the paper' section at the top of a Community blog post, with a brief description and image from the paperMake sure that you are adding a valid link to your blog post. A DOI link will not show correctly, please see the guidance below to find the best format for your paper.

If your paper was published in: 

  • a Nature Portfolio journal, your link should be in this format: https://nature.com/articles/unique-article-number
  • a Springer Nature journal, your link should be in this format:
    https://link.springer.com/article/unique-article-number
  • a BMC journal, your link should be in this format:
    https://journal-title.biomedcentral.com/articles/unique-article-number

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