Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

Jisc supports the FE sector to extend free resources during Covid-19 crisis – 

Jisc, the UK’s education and technology not-for-profit, is uniting service providers to deliver free resources to the further education (FE) sector during the Covid-19 crisis. Teachers and learners can benefit from e-books, vocational learning resources, virtual reality resources, and ‘home use’ licences for personal devices. Jisc… Read More

Karger Publishers and ScienceOpen partner to highlight medical research – 

Karger Publishers, one of world’s leading health sciences publishers, will feature publications from dozens of their international, peer reviewed journals in 11 topical Collections on ScienceOpen, including ten Collections of handpicked articles on specialised fields of medicine, as well as a special… Read More

AUPresses 2020 Annual Meeting cancelled, plans for a virtual event in June – 

The Association of University Presses (AUPresses) Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the AUPresses 2020 Annual Meeting, scheduled to be held June 13-15 in Seattle, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The possible risks to the safety and health of the attendees, as… Read More

CERN sets up task force to contribute to global fight against COVID-19 – 

CERN has established a task force to identify and support contributions from the Organization’s 18,000-strong global community to combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Set up by the Director-General at the end of March, the CERN against COVID-19 task force has already received hundreds of messages suggesting ideas… Read More

The George Washington University calls for nominations for Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Ethics in Publishing – 

The Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at The George Washington University has called for nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing. The Journal of Ethics in Publishing is a new, open-access journal that welcomes articles, case studies,… Read More

UC Davis researchers launch new COVID-19 tracking application – 

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new web application that allows users to track COVID-19 cases and testing across the globe. The app offers a simple, intuitive way for users to track COVID-19 data at the country, state… Read More

Open Research Community launches, connecting experts worldwide to expand professional networks on Open Access, Open Research and Open Science – 

The Open Research Community (ORC), a new interactive platform which has now launched after a test phase, offers users worldwide the opportunity to expand their professional networks on the topics of Open Access (OA), Open Research and Open Science. In addition to blog posts and up-to-date… Read More

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