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How much percentage royalty do I get from Springer (as the paper's author) and how I can apply for royalty payment?

You get nothing: Welcome to academic publishing.
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How much percentage royalty do I get from Springer (as the paper's author) and how I can apply for royalty payment?

You get absolutely nothing. When you submitted the paper to the conference, you (very much likely) transferred the copyright of your paper to the publisher retaining just a couple of rights, but not ...
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How much percentage royalty do I get from Springer (as the paper's author) and how I can apply for royalty payment?

Here's how academic publishing works. You write the paper. Your peers review it for free. The journal charges people to read the paper to cover copy-editing/hosting costs, and to make a profit. You ...
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Can a company employee become an associate editor of a scientific journal?

I am a researcher at a company and also an associate editor at two journals. If a company supports research in any meaningful way, it will generally recognize the value of professional service (...
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Chances of academically publishing a book without professional degree

As someone who has served as referee for math textbook proposals for reputed academic publishers, I can tell you that if your proposal were sent to me, I could not care less about whether you have a ...
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Can a company employee become an associate editor of a scientific journal?

Yes There's nothing fundamentally against a non-university professor becoming an editor of a scientific journal. Such editors need to be experts in their field, and there are plenty of experts that ...
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Chances of academically publishing a book without professional degree

Whether Springer or any other publisher wants to publish any given book is entirely up to them. I'm sure that plenty of books are published by people without degrees. But note that first you need to ...
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Self-Publishing or Academic Publishing (on Springer) for Mathematics books?

The problem with self publishing with Amazon or otherwise is that no one will be able to find your book unless there are some special circumstances. I've done this as well as published with large ...
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Can a company employee become an associate editor of a scientific journal?

You have not specified your field so I assume that this is a field where editors do not get a salary from the journals they are editors for. In this case, I know many people who are affiliated with a ...
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Can a company employee become an associate editor of a scientific journal?

As an example, the International Journal of Forecasting has among its editors Domenico Giannone from Amazon and John Guerard from McKinley Capital Management. (Also a couple of people from central ...
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Should I send an email to the editor-in-chief regarding the delay in receiving the editor's decision for my submitted research paper?

You should stop emailing them and wait at least another few months. The following is a huge red flag: I have sent an email to the Journal's Editorial Office Assistant to inquire about this, but she ...
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Should I contact the journal because I am not receiving a response after a year?

Yes, after a year you should definitely write to the editor and ask for an update. Production completed likely means that the paper is actually ready for immediate publication either in print or ...
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Why do I have access to Springer articles/books using a laptop when I am not logged in?

It looks like Springer does this using cookies. I also observed what you described in the question. I was able to access articles that had a paywall when I was neither in my university's IP range nor ...
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Does Springer publish conference proceedings for free?

In general, they publish for free, unless the Open Access option is used (either by the editors of a proceedings volume or by the authors of one particular paper in a proceedings volume). Their ...
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Why do even prominent institutions hire publishing houses (Springer / Elsevier etc.) for their journals?

It's not trivial to run a journal. You need so many things: A journal management system A desk editor to constantly keep in contact with the editorial board, answer author queries, etc A content ...
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Do we have to make any changes to a Springer LaTeX template before submission?

No. I don't recommend changes to the template. That is because the journal can easily update the template to the style they prefer for publication. Your changes to the template won't affect the ...
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Conference claims they have indexed proceedings and publisher denies it

There are quite a lot of predatory journals, and some of them organize conferences. Some of these organize conferences with information that is outright false, in order to get money from academic in ...
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Springer’s book-chapter sharing policies

This is the answer I got from Springer for a smiliar question: "Thank you for getting in touch. Springer doesn’t have a green OA policy at this time. Chapter authors would need to choose the gold OA ...
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Do we have to make any changes to a Springer LaTeX template before submission?

Please, don't adjust the geometry of the page to your liking. It will change where the lines cut, potentially causing multiple overfull and underfull boxes, especially if you are using long equations, ...
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"Gold" open access restricting use of accepted manuscript?

While not a seasoned academic (or copyright lawyer), my reading of that statement is that these rules apply to the article before it is published (i.e., while it is still an 'accepted manuscript'). ...
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Chances of academically publishing a book without professional degree

Will lacking a degree in mathematics or physics prevent my book from being published? It won't outright prevent your book from being published, but it will be a disadvantage. This stems from two ...
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Why do I see research being republished in Springer?

I don't know what book you're looking at, but it could be a reprint volume. These are, as their name indicates, collections of reprinted works. They are usually reprinted works of some famous person (...
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What counts as a "prior version" in Springer's self-archiving policy?

I would interpret "prior version" here to mean any version prior to acceptance, which would include ones submitted for revisions. Thus, I believe that you are correct in your conjecture: you can ...
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Springer’s book-chapter sharing policies

I generally recommend putting manuscripts online before involving the publisher, that way the manuscript is already public. For the OP, the manuscript can be put online, if no agreement has been ...
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Springer special issue status

I feel that the comments posted were really the answer to this question, so I will say it: You should email the editor to find out the status of your paper. While such online status updates are meant ...
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Searching Springer Lecture Notes in Mathematics by Number

If you have access to MathSciNet, you can search using the "Series" field. If you type "Lecture Notes in Mathematics" there, you get a list of all volumes. Adding the number seems ...
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Can I post my article publicly on researchgate?

Assuming your article isn't open access, then the answer is probably not. See Springer sharing policies. You can share an accepted manuscript via non-commercial hosting platforms after 12 months. You ...
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"Gold" open access restricting use of accepted manuscript?

To answer the "why": Springer (and other publishers) want people to use the published version, which has their branding, and preferably to get it directly from them, increasing their ...
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