Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

Eight new signatories and over 7,000 journals commit to action on equality – 

Publishers of some of the world’s most impactful research journals and books have committed to tackling bias and discrimination by signing up to the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Joint commitment for action on inclusion and diversity in publishing. Since an initial 11 signatories were announced in… Read More

The Royal Society signs ‘read and publish’ deal with Jisc – 

The Royal Society has signed an agreement that grants researchers at participating universities the ability to read and publish an unlimited number of articles. The Royal Society has for the first time agreed a ‘read and publish’ deal with Jisc. Participating universities… Read More

Research Square appoints Dr. Michele Avissar-Whiting as new Editor in Chief – 

Dr. Michele Avissar-Whiting has been appointed Editor in Chief of Research Square. She brings a strong background and perspective to the newly created role, having received her Ph.D. in Medical Science from Brown University and being a powerful driving force in the company since November 2011.… Read More

Aalto University enhances its remote access services and speed digital transformation with Ex Libris Higher-Ed cloud platform – 

Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, has announced that Aalto University in Finland has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Primo® discovery and delivery solution as part of a drive to upgrade the university’s library. The integrated systems will unify the management of resources,… Read More

Research Solutions appoints Michiel van der Heijden as Chief Product Officer – 

Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in providing cloud-based workflow solutions for R&D driven organisations, along with its wholly owned subsidiary, Reprints Desk, has hired Michiel van der Heijden as Chief Product Officer. The new hire comes as Research Solutions increases its commitment… Read More

American Meteorological Society partners with Sheridan and adopts new workflow solution to integrate production and online hosting – 

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) has chosen to streamline and optimise its journal production workflow by partnering exclusively with Sheridan for all stages between accepted manuscripts and online hosting. Sheridan’s unique offering integrates production and online hosting, eliminating the traditional hand-off between… Read More

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