Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

ConTech Week 2020: conference programme announced – 

Where digital evolution is concerned, lots of traditional publishers have been stuck for the last 5-10 years, nervous about doing more than dipping their toes in the new digital waters and continuing to survive on traditional revenue streams, but seeing them slowly flatline or decrease. But you can’t hide forever.… Read More

ACM’s annual Learning @ Scale conference to be held virtually from August 12 –14; 2020 conference includes special COVID-19 track – 

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest association of computing professionals, has announced that it’s annual Learning @ Scale (L@S) conference will be held virtually from August 12 –14. L@S investigates large-scale, technology-mediated learning environments that typically have many active learners and few experts… Read More

Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing inducted into the INANE Nursing Journal Hall of Fame – 

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing (JCEN), published by SLACK Incorporated, has been inducted into the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) Nursing Journal Hall of Fame. JCEN was established in 1970 and has built a reputation for important research and education on continuing competence… Read More

Portico now hosts content from 11 open access e-journals from Medknow – 

Digital preservation service Portico now hosts content from 11 peer-reviewed medical journals from Medknow Publications. The titles are no longer available through any online platform; therefore, they have ‘triggered’ and are freely available to the community via the Portico archive. The titles were originally published as… Read More

The Swiss Library Service Platform in deal with Ex Libris to join the early adopter program for the Ex Libris RapidoTM resource sharing solution – 

Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, has announced that the Swiss Library Service Platform (SLSP) has signed an agreement to join the early adopter program for the Ex Libris Rapido™ resource sharing solution. A national library network for Swiss universities and research institutions, SLSP is scheduled to… Read More

Ingenta appoints Matt Williams as Head of Professional Services and Heather Lantz as Director of Business Growth – 

Ingenta, a global leader in publishing content solutions, has announced two key staff appointments, including a new hire and an internal promotion. Part of a restructuring initiative by current CEO Scott Winner, the appointments bring the company’s people into closer alignment with its products, services, and… Read More

Gutenberg Technology and CompTIA partner to accelerate revenue and optimise product distribution – 

Gutenberg Technology (GT), provider of the premier end-to-end content management platform, has extended its partnership with the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the world’s leading tech association. CompTIA leverages GT’s patented single workflow to make it easier to collaborate, create, reuse, and deliver content at scale… Read More

American Chemical Society partners with PBS and YouTube for new video series, Untold – 

The American Chemical Society (ACS), a leading voice in science communication and education, has launched “Untold,” a new video series in partnership with PBS Digital Studios and YouTube Learning. The limited-run series features stories about science and how chemistry, physics, astronomy and geology can provide insight… Read More

The American Society for Microbiology and Wiley launch ClinMicroNow, an all-new online microbiology resource – 

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and Wiley have launched ClinMicroNow, an all-new, online clinical microbiology resource that saves users time through deep searches and periodic updates. For the first time ever, this dynamic resource brings together three of ASM’s gold standard… Read More

ARTiFACTS Version 2.0 released, accelerates secure disclosure of research findings – 

ARTiFACTS, the world’s first blockchain-based collaboration and attribution platform for scholarly research, has released Version 2.0 of their platform. This major upgrade enables researchers to establish the provenance of their work in real-time — making it accessible and citable before publication. Utilising the bloxberg blockchain… Read More

Journal of Medicinal Plants for Economic Development issues call for papers – 

Open access journal, the Journal of Medicinal Plants for Economic Development (JOMPED) has issued a call for submission of latest research. JOMPED is the official publication of the Society for Medicinal Plants and Economic Development. It is dedicated to the dissemination of research information on… Read More

Global study reveals that learners worldwide see COVID-19 as a major turning point for modern education with online learning as a lasting legacy from the pandemic – 

Pearson, the world’s learning company, has released the results of its second Global Learner Survey, an annual study capturing the voice of learners worldwide. The findings show learners believe there is little likelihood of ever returning to the pre-COVID world of fully in-person work and learning,… Read More

Aries Systems Corporation appoints Greg Gake as quality engineering and quality assurance manager – 

Aries Systems Corporation, a leading technology workflow solutions supplier to the scholarly publishing community, has announced the appointment of Greg Gake as the Quality Engineering Manager. In this role, Gake will lead all quality assurance and quality engineering operations for the company, by increasing the level… Read More

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