Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

ConTech 2019 opens next week – 

ConTech 2019 opens next week at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London. Scheduled to be held on December 5th and 6th, ConTech 2019 will be transforming content through data science, AI and other emerging technologies. Opening Keynote on Day 1 will be presented by Andrew Anderson, Entrepreneur… Read More

Elsevier and Tencent in deal to accelerate dissemination of global health information in China – 

Elsevier, a global information analytics business specialising in science and health, and Tencent have signed a strategic agreement to accelerate the dissemination of global health information in China. The two organisations will leverage their respective expertise and resources to help Chinese physicians gain quick access to… Read More

Royal Society of Chemistry partners with Dutch consortium for landmark journals deal – 

The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced a partnership with SURFmarket, a Dutch consortium representing research universities across the Netherlands. The two-year agreement grants access to the full range of Royal Society of Chemistry content and services, in 2019 and 2020, while supporting the transition to… Read More

Joint statement on EPA proposed rule and public availability of data – 

A group of editorial leaders from several publishers, including PLOS, have co-published an Editorial highlighting concerns about the ’Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science‘ rule proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This comes eighteen months after the same group published an Editorial when the rule… Read More

Oxford University Press announces agreement in principle with Iowa State University for first Read & Publish deal with a US institution – 

Academic publisher Oxford University Press has announced its first Read & Publish deal with a US institution, having reached an agreement in principle with Iowa State University. The parties hope to finalise the details of the agreement by the end of the year. This is OUP’s… Read More

Kudos announces foundation partners for Bridging the Divide research project – 

Kudos, the service for accelerating research impact through strategic communications management, has announced the foundation partners for its Bridging the Divide research project, which will identify critical areas in which researchers need better support for engaging with collaborators and audiences beyond academia. The project’s first headline… Read More

Latest edition of Blogspeak now online – 

The latest edition of Blogspeak is now online. Featured are: Rick Anderson (The Tyranny of Unintended Consequences: Richard Poynder on Open Access and the Open Access Movement); and Renee Swank (Avoiding Metadata Madness: The 3 C’s of Metadata). Blogspeak includes blog posts relevant to the publishing industry, particularly STM publishing.… Read More

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