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Taylor & Francis Group unveils Books Data Sharing Policy -

The Taylor & Francis Group has introduced their Books Data Sharing Policy which, from April 2021, will encourage authors of all new Routledge and CRC Press books and chapters to share and make data available according to FAIR principles. This includes ensuring it does not violate protection… Read More

SPARC updates Federal Data Sharing Policy Resource -

SPARC, in close partnership with the Research Data Access and Preservation Association, has launched an update to the Federal Data Sharing Policy Resource. This update distills the latest changes in US federal agencies’ data sharing policy requirements to make them more easily and quickly understandable. This… Read More

AAAS updates author name change policy -

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has updated its author name change policy to support the privacy of authors who decide to change their name on research previously published across the Science Journals. The new policy, which went into effect February 18, 2021, is… Read More

Wiley updates author name change policy -

Wiley has updated its author name change policy, effective December 18, 2020. The new policy, which applies to all research published in Wiley’s more than 1,700 journals, supports the anonymity of authors who wish to change their name on already-published research. Name change… Read More

American Chemical Society statement on final EPA transparency rule -

The American Chemical Society (ACS) expresses strong disappointment with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) recent decision to finalise a rule changing the nature of the data and scientific information used in rulemaking, ‘Strengthening Transparency in Pivotal Science Underlying Significant Regulatory Actions and Influential Scientific… Read More

Zynx Health publishes review of COVID-19 vaccine administration guidelines -

Zynx Health has announced that it has published a new, publicly available review of vaccine administration guidelines specific to COVID-19 vaccines, including Pfizer/BioNTech BNT162b2, the COVID-19 vaccine co-developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, following its emergency use approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Concurrently, Zynx… Read More

cOAlition S will issue its policy on Open Access monographs and chapters -

cOAlition S will issue its policy on Open Access (OA) monographs and chapters in late 2021. As part of a strategy to gather opinions and OA book policy priorities from the OA books community to feed into this policy, SPARC EuropeRead More

APA joins as signatory to TOP Guidelines -

The American Psychological Association (APA), the nation's largest organisation representing psychologists and psychological researchers, has joined as new signatory to the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines, an important step for helping to make research data and processes more open by default,… Read More

EBSCO Information Services launches GIN Library and Registry of Guidelines -

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has partnered with the Guidelines International Network (GIN) to launch the GIN Library and Registry of Guidelines. The library, which includes approximately 3,000 guidelines developed or endorsed by GIN members, is freely available to… Read More

HHMI announces open access publishing policy -

Advocating for broader immediate access to published scientific research, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has announced significant changes to its publishing policy. The new policy, which will take effect on January 1, 2022, will require all HHMI laboratory heads to publish in a manner that… Read More

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