Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

Lean Library and CORE partner to ease library patron access to OA materials – 

Lean Library, a browser extension from SAGE Publishing that brings library services into a patron’s workflow, has partnered with CORE to make it easier for users to find open access (OA) copies of articles. Utilizing CORE Discovery API,… Read More

How AI is changing the way content businesses work – 

Attend the ConTech Forum online on June 9, 2020, to learn and share with thought provoking leaders doing just that. The ConTech Forum will be staged virtually and is designed to continue the conversations started at ConTech 2019, start new conversations and… Read More

Annals of Internal Medicine migrates its website to Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform – 

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has migrated the website of its flagship medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, to Atypon’s Literatum publishing platform. The revamped website delivers a new streamlined design, advanced search functionality, and improved navigation, while continuing to feature… Read More

Emerald celebrates annual High Usage Awards 2020 – 

Emerald is celebrating its relationship with the winning institutions and highlighting the global reach and impact of Emerald’s research. The top 20 global academic institutions, with the highest number of downloads of Emerald’s eJournal content throughout 2019, have been announced as part of the 10th annual… Read More

McGraw Hill ALEKS® wins two CODiE Awards – 

McGraw Hill’s ALEKS® has won two prestigious 2020 CODiE Awards for its ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (PPL) and chemistry courseware solutions, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced earlier this week. The awards are the latest recognition for McGraw Hill… Read More

Data Conversion Laboratory announces major update to Harmonizer software application – 

Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), an industry leader in structured data and content transformations, has announced a major update to its Harmonizer software application. Harmonizer analyses document collections and incorporates Artificial Intelligence (AI) into its text analysis, using Natural Language Processing (NLP) to… Read More

The American Psychiatric Association and Wiley announce publishing partnership – 

Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc. has announced that it will publish the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) esteemed journal, Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice (PRCP). Wiley expands its open access portfolio with the addition of this journal, which will be published on… Read More

Wolters Kluwer and the American Society of Clinical Oncology announce publishing collaboration – 

Wolters Kluwer, Health, a global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has entered into a multi-year agreement with the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®), the world’s leading organisation of its kind representing nearly 45,000… Read More

Anaqua and Clarivate announce strategic partnership – 

Anaqua, the leading provider of innovation and intellectual property management solutions, and Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, have announced a strategic partnership that brings together two of the leading service… Read More

New independent study finds Cochrane’s transparency over reporting financial conflicts of interest is leading the way – 

study published in BMJ Open this month, concludes “the percentage of recent Cochrane meta-analyses on the effects of drug interventions that transparently reported funding sources and trial author–industry financial ties and employment for included trials far exceeds reporting in other journals.”… Read More

EarthArXiv partners with California Digital Library to host earth sciences preprint service – 

The Advisory Council of the EarthArXiv preprint service for earth sciences has announced a partnership with the California Digital Library (CDL) that will support EarthArXiv’s mission, future growth, and long-term sustainability. Core to this partnership will be the transition of EarthArXiv’s preprints server – including public… Read More

Gale Digital Scholar Lab adds instructional support, gains customer momentum – 

Gale, a Cengage company, is providing digital humanities students and researchers with a streamlined learning experience for building text analysis projects. The company has added instructional support to the Gale Digital Scholar Lab with the launch of its new integrated Learning Center.… Read More

OurDigitalWorld joins CRKN as Associate Member – 

The CRKN Board of Directors has announced that OurDigitalWorld has been approved as an Associate Member of CRKN. OurDigitalWorld is a Canadian not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing the GLAM (gallery, library, archives, and museums) sector in North America with innovative tools for… Read More

Springer Nature becomes largest research publisher to sign DORA – 

Springer Nature has extended its commitment to ensuring that the impact and quality of research is assessed in a balanced and fair way by formally signing up as to the principles outlined in the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment, commonly known as DORA. In doing… Read More

Elsevier’s ClinicalPath wins MedTech Breakthrough Award for second consecutive year – 

MedTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organisation that recognises the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market, has selected Elsevier’s ClinicalPath (formerly Via Oncology) as the winner of its ‘Best Computerized Decision Support Solution’ award. This… Read More

Professor Hans Kromhout named new Editor-in-Chief for Occupational & Environmental Medicine journal – 

Professor Hans Kromhout, an occupational hygiene and epidemiology specialist, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, one of more than 70 specialist journals published by BMJ. Professor Kromhout will take up his post in June, succeeding Malcolm… Read More

Pathology & Oncology Research transitions to open access with Frontiers – 

Open access publisher Frontiers has announced that the journal Pathology & Oncology Research will be transferring to Frontiers as of January 2021. The journal will also be transitioning from a Subscription, Hybrid model to Gold Open Access. The journal is currently published by Read More

The Association of University Presses 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting to be held in June 2020 – 

The Association of University Presses 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting will be held next month, with several sessions offered each weekday—except Wednesdays—from June 15 to June 26. As always, the conference will bring mission-driven scholarly publishing professionals together to network and share their experiences, ideas, and knowledge… Read More

EDUCATE Ventures partners with Cambridge University Press to gather information on home learning during pandemic – 

EDUCATE Ventures has joined forces with academic publisher Cambridge University Press to gather information on home learning during school closures resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. The education technology accelerator originated by University College London is teaming up with the world-renowned publishing arm of Cambridge University to… Read More

Annual Reviews appoints Kara Mitzel as Director of Development – 

Nonprofit publisher Annual Reviews has appointed Kara Mitzel as Director of Development. In this newly created role, Kara will work with Annual Reviews’ staff, volunteer leadership and stakeholders to increase philanthropic support for Annual Reviews’ mission to synthesise and integrate knowledge for the progress of science… Read More

Dutch Research Institutions and Elsevier announce world’s first national open science partnership – 

The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, have formed a novel partnership that includes publishing and reading… Read More

Option Care Health expands use of Wolters Kluwer’s compounding compliance expert solutions for patient care across the US – 

Wolters Kluwer, Health, a global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has announced that Option Care Health, Inc. (“Option Care Health”), the nation’s largest independent provider of home and alternate site infusion services, has expanded its use of Wolters Kluwer’s… Read More

cOAlition S announces price transparency requirements – 

Beginning July 2022 only publishers who adhere to the newly approved Plan S price transparency frameworks will be eligible to access funds from cOAlition S members. Adhering to Plan S’s key principle of transparent pricing, cOAlition S has published its guidance on implementing price transparency when… Read More

HighWire completes site migration for the Soil and Water Conservation Society to host its flagship journal on the latest version of HighWire Hosting – 

Scholarly publishing technology provider, HighWire, has completed a site migration for the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) to host its flagship journal on the latest version of HighWire Hosting, delivering a number of upgrades and enhancements. The Journal of Soil and Water Conservation (JSWC)… Read More

The Association for Computing Machinery partners with The Charlesworth Group to expand open access publishing in China – 

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has partnered with The Charlesworth Group to expand the benefits of the ACM OPEN ‘read and publish’ Open Access (OA) licensing model in China. China has notably supported OA initiatives in the past several years… Read More

Publishers Association elects Annie Callanan as President and David Shelley as Vice-President – 

Publishers Association has elected Annie Callanan, CEO of Taylor & Francis, as the new President, and David Shelley, CEO of Cambridge University Press, as Vice-President and Treasurer. Perminder Mann, CEO of Bonnier Books UK, was confirmed as the new Chair of the Consumer Publishers Council. Perminder… Read More

De La Salle University adopts Ex Libris higher-ed cloud platform to support online teaching and streamline workflows – 

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced that De La Salle University (DLSU) has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Ex Libris Leganto course resource list solution to streamline workflows, enhance patrons’ user experience, and support… Read More

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