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FAIRsFAIR expands on Science Europe DMP Guidance -

FAIRsFAIR has released its guidance document for making more FAIR Data Management Plans. The guidance is based on that of the January 2021 extended edition of Science Europe's Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management, complemented with guidance from the FAIRAware tool developed by… Read More

Canadian Science Publishing announces new guidelines for reporting community-engaged research in manuscripts -

Canadian Science Publishing has released guidelines to help researchers report community-engaged research (CER) in manuscripts. CER is a growing area that involves researchers and communities collaborating to advance community goals and science. With the rise in queries from authors and submissions across journals on… Read More

LIBER signs public statement on Digital Services Act -

LIBER has signed a public statement alongside the university association CESAER and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), calling on the European Union to proactively recognise the importance of education and research digital infrastructures when devising digital-focussed… Read More

cOAlition S welcomes the landmark UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science -

cOAlition S has welcomed the landmark UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science that was adopted at the 41st session of its General Conference in November 2021. The document provides an international framework where Open Science is viewed as a global public good, and where the… Read More

Open Access Australasia and CAUL support the UNESCO recommendation on open science -

The adoption of the UNESCO Open Science Recommendation at the 41st Session of its General Conference this week in Paris is a strong global signal of the importance of a coherent approach to open science. Open science is an inclusive and ambitious endeavour, needed for equitable access… Read More

Scholarly publishers agree on standards for inclusion and diversity -

As a signatory of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Joint Commitment for Action on Inclusion and Diversity in Publishing, PLOS has announced that the group has agreed to a set of standards to reduce bias within scholarly publishing. Last year, PLOS joined together with… Read More

INORMS Research Evaluation Group releases guide to SCOPE Framework for responsible research evaluation -

The International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Research Evaluation Group (REG) has released an 18-page guide to their framework for responsible research evaluation called SCOPE, which has been designed by Emerald Publishing. Established in 2018, the INORMS REG has been working to… Read More

STM welcomes UNESCO recommendation on Open Science -

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has welcomed the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recommendation on Open Science that was adopted at the 41st session of the organization held in Paris. STM members appreciate that… Read More

C4DISC updates Joint Statement of Principles -

The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC), formed to discuss and address issues of diversity and inclusion within the industry, has updated their Joint Statement of Principles. In principle and in practice, collectively, C4DISC member and partner organizations value and seek accessibility, diversity,… Read More

Members of International Science Council endorse eight principles for reform, commit to work for change in scientific publishing -

As the 2021 Open Access week begins, the scientific community as represented by the International Science Council’s members has approved a resolution committing to work to reform scholarly publishing, and to endorse eight fundamental principles for scientific publishing that contributes to the advancement of science as a… Read More


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