Scope – Knowledgespeak: STM Industry Daily News Alert

Launch of the SDG Publishers Compact: Inviting publishers to make a more sustainable future – 

Players from across the publishing industry are being invited to pledge their commitment to the future by signing a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Publishers Compact, launched at the start of Frankfurter Buchmesse (October 14-18, 2020). The compact features 10 action points… Read More

CNR and AIP Publishing enter into Read and Publish agreement – 

AIP Publishing, a leading not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, has announced a Read and Publish agreement with the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) [National Research Council], Italy’s largest public research institution. All researchers at CNR-affiliated institutes throughout Italy will have… Read More

SSP co-sponsors GW Ethics in Publishing Conference – 

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced its role as co-sponsor of the upcoming Ethics in Publishing Conference, hosted by the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at the George Washington (GW) University. Registration is open now for the free… Read More

MIT Press journal Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 reviews preprints on evidence – 

Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 (RR:C19), an open-access overlay journal published by the MIT Press that accelerates peer review of COVID-19-related research preprints, is currently soliciting reviews of the following COVID-19 preprints. The preprints have been selected for review because they have been flagged as potentially misleading. Preprints… Read More

BibliU and Jisc agree to provide UK libraries with sustainable e-textbook programme – 

Jisc and BibliU have announced a joint offer to provide UK libraries with a flexible and sustainable e-textbook programme. The offer addresses concerns about managing library budgets due to the high volume of usage across textbooks, while acknowledging the invaluable contributions… Read More

PLOS accesses Dimensions on Google Cloud’s BigQuery – 

Digital Science and PLOS have announced an agreement that will provide PLOS, the leading Open Access (OA) publisher with access to Dimensions on BigQuery. Dimensions is a comprehensive database that covers the full research and innovation lifecycle. BigQuery, Google Cloud’s serverless and… Read More

OCLC signs agreements with publishers and other content providers worldwide – 

OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers and other content providers around the world to add metadata for high-quality electronic and print books, journals, databases, and other learning materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery.… Read More

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