Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

ConTech 2019 is just six weeks away – October 28, 2019

ConTech 2019 is scheduled to be held from December 5-6, 2019 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London.

There is power in accumulating knowledge, but the real magic of conferences is in the people. Not just new friends, but new professional connections, new opportunities to collaborate, and… Read More

Portico archive now hosts content from two OA e-journals published by De Gruyter – October 28, 2019

The Portico archive now hosts content from two open access e-journals published by De Gruyter – Nanoscale Systems: Mathematical Modeling, Theory and Applications and Waves, Wavelets and Fractals. The content for these titles will no longer be available through De Gruyter’s platform; therefore, it has ‘triggered’… Read More

Biochemical Society and Portland Press issues joint statement on open scholarship and ‘transformative renewals’ supporting open access – October 28, 2019

The Biochemical Society has released a statement on open scholarship issued with its publishing subsidiary, Portland Press. This statement sets out their joint position based on the Society and Portland Press’ strategy for 2019-2021. In addition to open access, the statement encompasses open science more broadly… Read More

Dr. Amar Gupta to serve along with Dr. John D. Halamka as co – Editor in Chief of Telehealth and Medicine Today – October 28, 2019

Dr. Amar Gupta of MIT’s Institute of Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) has recently accepted the editor-in-chief role at Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT), a peer review open access journal. Dr. Gupta has been an Endowed Professor at two universities. He is currently with the Institute… Read More

Qatar National Library promotes International Open Access Week 2019 – October 28, 2019

Qatar National Library has marked International Open Access Week 2019 with a series of workshops and events that have led to important dialogues around open and equitable access to Qatar’s research output. Researchers, librarians, research administrators and research funders met in a series of events held… Read More

Open Preservation Foundation joins the Open Source Initiative – October 28, 2019

The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) has become an affiliate member of the Open Source Initiative® (OSI). The OSI is the global non-profit formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source software, development, and communities. OSI affiliate members participate directly in the direction… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – October 28, 2019

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Byron Russell (Guest Post — the future of open access business models: APCs are not the only way); Shaun Khoo (Opinion: Boycotting Elsevier Is Not Enough); Alastair Dunning, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, and Marta Teperek (The layered cake of FAIR coordination: how… Read More

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