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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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UKRI updates guidance for open access policy, expanding the scope to monographs and book chapters

The UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced an update to its open access policy, extending the scope to include monographs, book chapters, and edited collections. Starting from January 1, 2024, the new policy will ensure that research findings funded by UKRI, using public money, are accessible…

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Linnaeus University establishes publishing agreement with Frontiers, encouraging open access

Linnaeus University has announced a new institutional partnership agreement with Frontiers, a leading open access publisher. The agreement enables eligible researchers from Linnaeus University to publish their work in any Frontiers journal without any publication charges and with a simplified process. Additionally, articles published…

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British Ecological Society journals welcome 148 new associate editors

The British Ecological Society (BES) journals have announced the appointment of 148 new Associate Editors to their Editorial Boards. Following an open call at the end of 2022, these accomplished ecologists from around the world have joined the BES journals to contribute to the publication of high-quality,…

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European Institute of Knowledge and Innovation (EIKI) introduces revolutionary journals

The European Institute of Knowledge and Innovation (EIKI) has introduced two groundbreaking journals, focusing on education and medical research. These innovative publications provide a platform for academics, researchers, and practitioners to exchange knowledge and insights, driving progress within their respective fields. The Education Journal, a flagship publication…

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SPIE-CLP journal advanced photonics recognizes best papers of 2022

Scientific journal Advanced Photonics, co-published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and Chinese Laser Press (CLP), has announced the winners of its Editor-in-Chief Choice Awards for the best papers published in 2022. These awards honor outstanding articles that contribute significantly to the field of…

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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.

Global Summit on Diamond Open Access - 23 Oct 2023

The Global Summit on Diamond Open Access / Cumbre Global sobre Acceso Abierto Diamante is a unique event that will bring together the community of researchers, editors, universities, research funding and performing organizations, academic libraries, learned societies, and policy makers who are engaged worldwide in strengthening the Diamond Open Access…

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2023 - 18 Oct 2023

The Frankfurt Book Fair will be held on October 18-22, 2023. Frankfurt Book Fair is the world’s most important fair for the publishing industry, as well as an outstanding social and cultural event. The event gathers publishers, EdTech companies, technology specialists and representatives from creative industries, and that’s the greatest…

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