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IEEE announces decision on standards-related Patent Policy -

The IEEE Standards Association Board of Governors (IEEE SA BOG) took action to update the Patent Policy for IEEE standards development, which will go into effect 01 January 2023. These updates are intended to improve the clarity of IEEE’s standards processes related to patented technologies, while… Read More

COPE, DOAJ, OASPA and WAME release revised ‘Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing’ -

Four key scholarly publishing organizations, COPE, DOAJ, OASPA and WAME, have released the revised Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. These guiding principles are intended as a foundation for best practices in… Read More

New project to reform rights retention and open licensing policies in Europe -

SPARC Europe has been selected to deliver the first project sponsored under the Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21) programme. KR21 seeks to strengthen access to knowledge through libraries and archives. It is focused on bringing about changes in legislation and practice across Europe that will… Read More

CRKN announces assessment guidelines for OA publishers -

CRKN’s Content Strategy Committee (CSC) has shared its Assessment Guidelines for Open Access (OA) Publishers. These guidelines outline criteria for the financial sustainability, academic quality, and operational practices under which open access models and resources proposed by vendors and publishers will be assessed. The… Read More

STM welcomes Declaration of Marseille -

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has welcomed this week’s initiative of the French Ministry of Research, as part of the Presidency of the European Union, for organizing a conference in Marseille, France, on a Comprehensive Approach to Research, Innovation, and Higher Education… Read More

Endocrine Society streamlines name change policy for journal authors -

The Endocrine Society has introduced a policy to make it simpler for authors of articles published in its peer-reviewed journals to update their names following a name change. The policy is designed to support authors who are transgender or non-binary, as well as… Read More

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