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Springer Nature offers a new book format with AI-based literature overviews

Springer Nature has deployed its AI expertise to create a new publication format that focuses on literature reviews. The move follows the publication of the publisher’s first machine-generated book in 2019. While the first book on lithium-ion batteries was entirely AI-based, this new format takes an…

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SAGE and Jisc boost transparency and impact of open research via the Jisc Publications Router

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing and Jisc have announced the inclusion of Hybrid Gold OA articles in the Jisc Publications Router project, vastly increasing the transparency and discoverability of the UK’s open research. The announcement follows the signing of a three-year ‘Read and Publish’…

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Taylor & Francis Group and the Consortium for Swiss Academic Libraries sign three-year ‘read and publish’ deal

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group and The Consortium for Swiss Academic Libraries have announced a three-year ‘read and publish’ deal, providing access to journals’ content alongside open access publishing for academics at member institutions. Researchers from the 26 participating Swiss institutions will now be able…

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BMJ and IReL extend partnership to provide Irish member institutions and research bodies the opportunity to publish OA in BMJ Journals

Global healthcare knowledge provider BMJ and IReL have extended an existing partnership to a ‘Publish and Read’ agreement. The agreement will grant full read access to 28 specialist journals from BMJ‘s journal portfolio for the next three years. Researchers at member institutions will also benefit from BMJ,…

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Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions names Dr. Alexandra J. Lansky founding editor-in-chief

Dr. Alexandra J. Lansky, a professor of medicine and director of the Yale Cardiovascular Research Group (YCRG) and Yale Heart and Vascular Clinical Research Program, has been named the founding editor-in-chief of the new scientific Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (JSCAI). The…

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Ex Libris Cloud apps reach two thousand activations milestone

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced that users of Ex Libris cloud-based products have reached a significant milestone: original applications developed by and for members of the Ex Libris community have been activated two thousand times. With the new Ex Libris Cloud Apps

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COVID-19 medical papers have fewer women first authors than expected
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many governments have shuttered schools and implemented social distancing requirements that limit options for childcare, while simultaneously requiring researchers to work from home. Some have argued that the authorship gender gap in academic medicine is best explained by a slow pipeline and the historical exclusion of…

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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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Presentations

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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EVENTS

STM Week 2021 - 7 Dec 2021

The event will be held from December 7-9, 2021. STM conducts Innovations Seminar on the first day, Digital Publishing Seminar on the next day, and Programme TBC on the last day. The event has registration fees, and cancellations made in writing up to 30 days before an event are eligible…

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021 - 20 Oct 2021

The book Fair will be held on October 20-24, 2021. Dedicated to the topic “re:connect”, this year’s book fair is planned as an in-person event with additional digital formats, and can be flexibly adapted to pandemic-related developments. The focus will be on the international rights business and public events. This…

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