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Wiley launches new database – Wiley Database of Predicted IR Spectra

Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in research and learning, has announced the release of the new Wiley Database of Predicted IR Spectra. The database combines over 60 years of expertise in infrared (IR) spectroscopy and spectral data curation…

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Frontiers Research Foundation launches Open Science Charter urging global adoption of open access by 2030

In a bold move to address the urgent need for unrestricted access to scientific knowledge, the Frontiers Research Foundation has launched the Open Science Charter. This global initiative calls upon governments, research institutions, funders, the scientific community, and citizens worldwide to rally behind the…

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Research Solutions acquires search and discovery platform, scite

Research Solutions, Inc., a provider of cloud-based workflow solutions for R&D-driven organizations, has announced its strategic acquisition of scite, an award-winning search and discovery platform that employs AI to enhance the discoverability and evaluation of research. The acquisition adds a powerful layer to…

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and OpenAIRE partner to advance open science in the Netherlands

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and OpenAIRE, both staunch advocates for the promotion of Open Science in Europe, have formalized their commitment to this cause through a transformative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Building on the collaborative successes of AURORA and SURF-UKB, this strategic alliance aims…

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AGU launches Journal of Geophysical Research: Machine Learning and Computation

AGU has announced the launch of its latest open access journal, the Journal of Geophysical Research: Machine Learning and Computation. JGR: Machine Learning and Computation is dedicated to research that explores data-driven and computational methodologies based on statistical analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and mathematical models,…

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Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences joins PeerJ as an AIM member, offering no APCs for AUAS authors

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) has officially become a member of the PeerJ community, marking a significant milestone in Open Access publishing. By joining the Annual Institutional Membership (AIM) program, AUAS faculty, staff, and students gain the valuable opportunity to publish in any…

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Everything you need to know in the scholarly publishing space, all in one place. Browse our collection of resources featuring articles, whitepapers and presentations relevant to the publishing industry, particularly STM publishing. Our collection of resources covers topics such as Open Access publishing, Research Publishing, peer review and author support for Scholarly communication, and AI-ML/NLP in Scholarly communication.


MENA barriers to open access publishing
Academic publishing is undergoing dramatic changes, with growing support for open access and increased desire for online learning and e-resources pushing a complete rebuilding of publisher revenue models. Covid-19, by emphasizing the critical relevance of online access to research, has likely accelerated the movement toward a greater digital focus in…

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White Papers

Harnessing Science for a Sustainable Future: Narrowing the Policy, Research, and Community Divide
This white paper presents key takeaways and recommendations from a virtual conference held last year that brought together policymakers, government representatives, UN officials, and leading researchers from over 100 countries around the world to discuss the role of science in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), how to better integrate…

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Elsevier in China – a brief
Paul M. Evans, Vice President of Elsevier, China, has given a brief on the STM publishing industry, his company's proposed activities in China and ethical publishing standards.

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Browse our events calendar to plan your attendance at the most relevant events in the scholarly publishing industry. This section contains a collection of seminars, conferences, discussions, webinars, and annual meetings to enable you to be seen at the most relevant events.

Academic Publishing in Europe Conference (APE) - 9 Jan 2024

The APE conferences aim to provide a better understanding of scholarly communication and the role of information in science, education and society. They encourage debate about the future of value-added scientific publishing, information dissemination and access to scientific results and offer an independent forum for open discourse. The Berlin Institute…

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Article Sharing Framework Workshop - 14 Dec 2023

Together at last: STM’s Article Sharing Framework (ASF) offers us the technical processes that enable content sharing in ways that are simple and seamless, yet compliant with the EU Digital Single Market Directive. ASF serves to: enable content sharing in ways that are simple and seamless, yet consistent with publisher…

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