Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

The Bibsam Consortium and Elsevier to sign new transformative agreement – 

The Bibsam Consortium is signing a Read & Publish agreement with Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health. Under the deal, Swedish researchers will gain access to the publisher’s 2000 journals once more. In addition, all Swedish research articles will be published… Read More

Universities UK convene new group to govern negotiations with publishers – 

Universities UK has convened a new group to support and enhance the mandate of Jisc in negotiating publishing agreements with major academic publishers. The formation of this new, high-level group recognises the importance of involving senior leaders from UK institutions in order to achieve sustainable, affordable… Read More

Frontiers partners with journal policy database TRANSPOSE to make science open – 

Frontiers has announced a partnership with journal policy database TRANSPOSE to achieve its aim to make science open. It is expected that this partnership with TRANSPOSE will enable Frontiers’ open-access policies to reach a wider audience. TRANSPOSE is an unbiased database of journal policies on open… Read More

ARL, ACRL, ALA extend Joint Advisory Task Force on IPEDS Academic Libraries component definitions – 

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), and the American Library Association (ALA) have extended their Joint Advisory Task Force through August 31, 2022, to continue efforts to bring the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System… Read More

Editage partners with the British Blockchain Association to expand support services to journal authors – 

Editage, a science communications brand by Cactus Communications (CACTUS), has announced a partnership with the British Blockchain Association (BBA) to offer a bouquet of services for authors submitting to the Journal of British Blockchain Association (JBBA). These services will be available on the co-branded service website… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Phil Davis (Is PLOS running Out of time? Financial statements suggest urgency to innovate); Alberto Baccini, Giuseppe De Nicolao and Eugenio Petrovich (Working to the rule – How bibliometric targets distorted Italian research); Dan Morgan, Rebecca Kirk, Madison Crystal, and… Read More

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