Publishers making text and data mining a reality
An Outsell Insights article examines how publishers are championing text and data mining (TDM) initiatives. Highlighting STMs’ input into the Licenses for Europe dialogues and pilot schemes from CrossRef, CCC and PLS the feature demonstrates the current drive within the industry to meet the challenges of TDM. Read the full feature here http://www.outsellinc.com/insights/1223270
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:
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.
PLOS Data Policy Update
From the beginning of March 2014, Public Library of Science will require all their authors to make the data from their research findings publicly available, without restriction, immediately upon publication. PLOS has issued a detailed FAQ which includes information on the update and covers areas such as standards and exemptions. You can also visit WIRED who covered the data policy change announcement.