STM Publishing: Continuity in Transition – Resilience and Reinvention
A summary of our annual conference is now available for those who could not attend the event.
STM co-chairs the Interest Group on Data Publishing of the Research Data Alliance
The Interest Group comprises four different working groups with input from data centres, funders, researchers and publishers. See and download the poster:
More information via Eefke Smit, email@example.com
Updated STM Statement on Document Delivery
STM has issued an updated statement on document delivery. It describes document delivery services licensed by STM members, free and reduced fee document delivery to least developed and developing countries through the Research for Life programme, as well as STM members’ own document delivery services. It also re-states STM’s position on exceptions and limitations for document delivery. Download the document.
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.
AAP Statement on OSTP Deadline for Federal Agencies’ Public Access Plans
August 22, 2013 – Today marks the deadline for US federal agencies with $100+ million in R&D expenditures to submit their plans to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) outlining how they will expand public access to the output of the research they fund. The submissions are being made pursuant to the OSTP directive issued February 22, 2013. Read More
FundRef launches: Publishers and funders track scholarly output
FundRef, the funder identification service from CrossRef, is now available for publishers to contribute funding data and for retrieval of that information. A beta version of FundRef Search allows anyone to search the data from the publishers and funders that participated in the pilot for funder names and abbreviations: http://search.crossref.org/fundref