Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

STM and RDA sign up formally to deeper collaboration – 

As part of STM’s continued commitment to boost the effective sharing of research data, it was announced that it had deepened its collaboration with the Research Data Alliance (RDA) – a community-driven initiative launched in 2013 which aims to build the social and technical infrastructure to… Read More

cOAlition S develops ‘Rights Retention Strategy’ to safeguard researchers’ intellectual ownership rights and suppress unreasonable embargo periods – 

Publishers commonly require authors to sign exclusive publishing agreements which restrict what authors can do with their research findings, including making articles Open Access in line with their funders’ requirements. To address this problem, cOAlition S has developed a Rights Retention Strategy, which will empower their… Read More

ICIS acquires Chemical Data, LLC (CDI) – 

ICIS, part of RELX, has acquired Chemical Data, LLC (CDI), a leading provider of US petrochemical price benchmarks, market analysis, and predictive analytics, based in Houston. The combined capabilities create a global presence and trusted intelligence in key petrochemical markets worldwide. Established in 1979, CDI has… Read More

EASE appoints Duncan Nicholas as interim President – 

The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) has announced the appointment of Duncan Nicholas as interim President of the organisation, effective July 6, 2020. Duncan succeeds Pippa Smart, who has served as President since 2018, on Council since 2015, and has been a pivotal member… Read More

The Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres (EUREC) is now affiliated to Energies – 

In July 2020, the Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres (EUREC) became affiliated to Energies. As part of the collaboration, all members of EUREC enjoy a discount on the article processing charges (APC) when submitting articles to Energies. EUREC is the voice of renewable… Read More

Elsevier endorses Leiden Manifesto to guide its development of improved research evaluation – 

Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, has announced that it is endorsing the Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics, ten principles that guide best practice in metrics-based research assessment. The Leiden Manifesto is a set of practical and… Read More

AIP Publishing signs multi-year Read and Publish agreement with Tokyo University of Science – 

AIP Publishing, a leading not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, has announced that they have signed a multi-year ‘Read and Publish’ agreement with the Tokyo University of Science (TUS) in Japan. The agreement reflects the publisher’s commitment to developing a transformative publishing model that… Read More

Karger Publishers finalises open access agreement with Swiss Consortium – 

Four Swiss universities have accepted the Publish & Access offer for 2020 negotiated by Karger Publishers and the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries (CSAL). The contract, which will initially be concluded for a pilot year, is offering access to all Karger e-journals (including backfiles) and… Read More

EDP Sciences launches its brand-new submission system NESTOR with full video integration – 

EDP Sciences has announced the launch of its brand-new submission system New Editorial System Tool for Research (NESTOR) with full video integration provided by Cadmore Media. Over the course of 2019, NESTOR has been developed entirely in-house by a small, talented team.… Read More

WSU joins open-access publishing model with ACM to ensure publication of articles under open-access license – 

Washington State University (WSU) has joined an open-access publishing model with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society. The agreement will ensure that articles and proceedings papers authored by WSU-affiliated personnel are published under an… Read More

Libraries choosing plans to implement the FOLIO Library Services Platform as Goldenrod Release nears – 

Libraries around the world are beginning to implement FOLIO, the open source Library Services Platform (LSP), as it approaches a named release that signals a significant achievement in the development of initial apps, features and functionality. The open source project, which leverages expertise from libraries,… Read More

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