Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

The State of Journal Production and Access 2020: Report on survey of society and university publishers – 

Scholastica has announced the release of their first report on ‘The State of Journal Production and Access’ among scholarly society and university publishers. The report details the results of a global survey of 63 individuals working with scholarly society and university publishers… Read More

Dr. T. Brent Gunnoe to lead ACS Catalysis as interim editor-in-chief – 

The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has appointed Dr. T. Brent Gunnoe of the University of Virginia as the interim editor-in-chief of ACS Catalysis. This move follows the appointment of the journal’s previous editor, Dr. Christopher W. Jones as editor-in-chief of JACS Au.… Read More

IET partners with J-STAGE to index 53 Japanese journals in Inspec – 

The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) research database, Inspec, will now include content from J-STAGE, Japan’s largest database for reviewed academic papers. The partnership brings 53 journals from across Inspec’s coverage areas spanning: mechanical and production engineering; computers and control;… Read More

SSP seeks Mentors and Mentees for 2020 Mentorship Program – 

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is now accepting applications for the next cohort of its ongoing Mentorship Program. This program is ideal for professionals at all career levels to develop new relationships, share experiences, and learn from others outside their organisations by connecting with a… Read More

DynaMed® founder launches Computable Publishing LLC to advance healthcare and scientific information research – 

DynaMed®, a clinical decision support tool for healthcare professionals, founder Dr. Brian S. Alper has announced the launch of Computable Publishing LLC. The company will advance the research and discovery of healthcare and scientific information by supporting standards for shared computable expressions.… Read More

Research Square launches beta version of AI based editing service – 

The preprint platform Research Square has launched the beta version of their artificial intelligence (AI) based editing service. The technology, built on AJE’s 16 years of editing experience, assesses English-language grammar, spelling, and phrasing in scientific manuscripts and provides authors with a language quality score and… Read More

OCLC and CRL enhance infrastructure to manage shared print serials in WorldCat – 

OCLC and the Centre for Research Libraries (CRL) have completed a two-year project that has added support for the registration of serial retention commitments in OCLC’s WorldCat database, improved discovery of shared print data, and enhanced CRL’s Read More

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