Catch up on Innovations Seminar and Spring Conference
For those who could not attend our recent Innovations Seminar and Spring Conference in Washington DC, or those that want to catch up on the content presented at these events, summaries are now available:
Innovations US 2013 Summary
Spring Conference 2013 Summary
STM Best Practices Recommendations
With the significant development of the e-book marketplace, there has been renewed interest on the part of publishers and customers in “back-files” of older book content. There are challenges in bringing such products back to market, and it is in this context that STM has recommended a set of best practices in clearing rights and re-introducing such works.
STM welcomes new members Scrub Hill Press Inc.
Publishers Support Sustainable Open Access
Publishers are committed to the widest possible dissemination of and access to the content they publish. Read more here.
STM on access
Following a meeting of its publishing Heads of House and ratification of its outcomes by the STM Board, STM has adopted the following policy statements on access.
- Publishers are committed to wide dissemination and unrestricted access to their content; the services that publishers provide must be paid for in some way.
- STM supports any and all models of access that are sustainable, and that ensure the integrity and permanence of the scholarly record on which progress is built.
- STM does not support unfunded mandates that constrain scholarly authors or affect the sustainability of the publishing enterprise.