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Launched in 2005, Knowledgespeak has become the benchmark for STM Publishing news and is widely subscribed by people who matter in the Scholarly publishing industry across over 100 nations. Knowledgespeak contains all possible information that makes sense and creates value for Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) publishers. The content relates to companies and institutions that publish scholarly content. Apart from publishers, we also feature STM information service providers, medical associations, technology support providers for online content and companies serving publisher companies.

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OASPA 2023 conference to focus on equitable and inclusive open scholarship practices

The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) has announced its annual conference for 2023, which will once again be held online to ensure the participation of as many individuals as possible. The conference will bring together experts from the open access community to discuss…

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Kristianstad University supports open access publishing for eligible authors

Kristianstad University (Högskolan Kristianstad) has taken another step in supporting its authors by offering a 10% discount for eligible authors who publish their research articles under the Sweden Open Access Publishing Framework Agreement. This initiative will benefit the corresponding authors affiliated with Kristianstad University.…

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Cochrane Evidence Synthesis and Methods publishes inaugural articles

Cochrane Evidence Synthesis and Methods recently published its first articles, marking a significant milestone for the open access journal. Cochrane, in collaboration with its publisher Wiley, is now able to publish a wide range of evidence synthesis beyond systematic reviews. The journal also features…

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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.

ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition - 22 Jun 2023

The world's largest library event, ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together thousands of librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors. ALA Annual offers educational programming; important announcements and updates; relevant legislation and policies; and discussions that majorly impact libraries, their roles,…

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SSP 45th Annual Meeting: Transformation, Trust, and Transparency - 31 May 2023

The meeting will be held on May 31 – June 2, 2023. SSP’s aim is to present an in-person meeting in Portland with a virtual attendance option that includes a mix of live and on-demand content. The SSP community brings together academics, funders, librarians, publishers, service providers, technologists, and countless…

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Knowledgespeak is a leading online STM publishing news aggregation service reporting on all developments within the Scholarly publishing industry, including open access, author support, peer review, etc. . OntoSpeak is a part of Knowledgespeak that caters to the taxonomy, thesauri & ontology and semantic publishing segment.