Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

Elsevier and the US Food and Drug Administration collaborate to build predictive drug-induced liver injury algorithm – 

Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health, has entered into a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Effective October 8, 2019, NCTR and Elsevier began collaborating on… Read More

James G. Neal announced as 2020 Miles Conrad Award recipient – 

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced James G. Neal as the 2020 Miles Conrad Lecturer. Neal will be presented with this prestigious award on February 24, 2020 at the NISO Plus Conference in Baltimore, MD. Neal is the University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University,… Read More

SSP webinar discusses open access and Plan S – 

Plan S assures to reshape the way scholarly publishing is accomplished, affecting authors, publishers, libraries, and everyone in between. The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) recently conducted a webinar titled: Plan S: Opportunities for the Future of Scholarly Publishing. The speakers were charged with offering business… Read More

IEEE Computer Society appoints Song Guo as Editor-in-Chief for the new IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society – 

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) has announced that Song Guo from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University has been appointed the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society (OJ-CS), for the 2020–2022 term. The new journal, dedicated to publishing… Read More

New SPARC Europe survey seeking insights into OE practices within European academic libraries – 

SPARC Europe, in consultation with the European Open Education Librarian Network, has launched a survey targeting academic libraries across Europe. The purpose of the survey is to garner insights into their Open Education practices. The ultimate goal is to use what is… Read More

Frontiers joins the NAS’ list for author transparency – 

Frontiers has joined the National Academy of Sciences’ (NAS) list for Transparency in Author Contributions in Science (TACS). The NAS list includes publishers and funders committed to setting standards for authorship transparency and defining responsibilities for authors. The requirements for journals to be considered on the… Read More

De Gruyter appoints Books Kinokuniya as exclusive distributor for ebooks in Japan – 

Academic publisher De Gruyter has appointed Books Kinokuniya as its exclusive distributor for ebooks in Japan, building on De Gruyter’s and Kinokuniya’s decades-long successful cooperation in providing content to Japanese institutions. With immediate effect, the renowned Japanese distributor will promote and distribute the De Gruyter ebook… Read More

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