Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

ConTech 2019 and EBSCO offer student bursaries and special delegate rates for librarians – 

ConTech 2019 and EBSCO Information Services are connecting librarians and library students with new technologies. ConTech 2019 focuses on the new generation of intelligent technology that is transforming the world of digital content. Driven by data science and artificial intelligence, new tools… Read More

SAGE Publishing launches SAGE vantage, a digital course platform for instructors and students – 

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has announced the launch of SAGE vantage, a digital course platform for instructors and students designed to enable time-effective and evidence-based teaching, engaged learning, and critical thinking. The platform offers instructors a three-step course set up, auto-grading, integration into institutional learning management… Read More

NISO appoints Alice Meadows as new Director of Community Engagement – 

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced the appointment of Alice Meadows as Director of Community Engagement. In this role, Meadows will have responsibility for advancing the development of the NISO community, communicating the value of NISO’s projects, events, and other programs, and expanding the… Read More

OpenAthens and Yewno announce strategic partnership to facilitate knowledge discovery – 

Global identity and access management specialist OpenAthens and Yewno, a Silicon Valley-based AI provider with a mission to transform information into knowledge, have announced a strategic partnership to provide mutual users with unparalleled access to knowledge discovery. Committed to empowering library users spanning a wide range… Read More

Copyright Clearance Center named to EContent 100 – 

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, has announced its inclusion in EContent Magazine’s 2019 EContent 100, the publication’s annual ranking of companies that matter most in the digital content industry. This is the first time EContent turned… Read More

Prof. Stephen D. Meriney appointed Editor-in-Chief of Brain Sciences – 

Professor Stephen D. Meriney has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Brain Sciences, an international peer-reviewed open access journal on neuroscience. His term started in October 2019. Prof. Meriney is supported by a team of Section Editors-in-Chief: Professor Sergey Kasparov, Dr. Caterina Cinel, Professor Heather Bortfeld, Dr.… Read More

International Alliance of Research Library Associations releases view of Plan S – 

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA), a platform for collaboration of five members associations representing research libraries, has released a view of Plan S, an effort by major national research agencies and funders from twelve European countries to advance open access by requiring the… Read More

SAGE launches Social Science impact writing contest – 

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has launched a new contest for social and behavioral scientists to share the real-world impact of their research and help make the case that research in these fields can and should be used to improve the human condition. Winning stories will be… Read More

Wageningen Academic Publishers acquires ‘Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition’ – 

STM publisher Wageningen Academic Publishers has announced the collaboration with Dr Lucy Waldron for publishing ‘Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition’. This international journal was previously published by Cambridge University Press. The journal will be published by Wageningen Academic Publishers starting in 2020 with Volume 8. The… Read More

Cactus Communications partners with ScienceNet to launch Science Talks, an online forum for issues impacting the academic community – 

Cactus Communications (CACTUS), a global scholarly, medical communications, and technology solutions company, has partnered with, one of China’s most influential academic news and blogging platforms, to start Science Talks, an online forum that will host discussions on breakthrough developments in science and academia and issues… Read More

Knowledge Unlatched partners with ScienceOpen for better Open Access Analytics – 

Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for Open Access (OA) financing models, and ScienceOpen, a freely accessible discovery network, have announced a new partnership to provide better reading analytics for books and journals funded through KU. By adding book indexing to its discovery platform of 60… Read More

Ex Libris Alma and Primo go live at Keio University and Waseda University in Japan – 

Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, has announced that the consortium formed by Japan’s Keio University and Waseda University has gone live with the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution. Keio University and Waseda University are leading the… Read More

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