Share - Link - Cite: 2020 Research Data Year

STM has declared 2020 the ‘STM Research Data Year’ and is working with publishers and other partners to boost effective sharing of research data.

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Scholarly Publishing – The Facts

The 5th Edition of The STM Report provides a comprehensive overview of the current status of the scientific and scholarly publishing industry

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STM statement on the appointment of Shira Perlmutter as U.S. Register of Copyrights

On September 21 2020 the Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden announced the appointment of Shira Perlmutter as the new U.S. Register of Copyrights. Speaking of the announcement, STM CEO Ian Moss said:

“On behalf of STM, I congratulate Shira Perlmutter on her deserved appointment as the 14th Register of Copyrights. Her deep knowledge of, and extensive leadership across, copyright and intellectual property over the past two decades distinguishes her as the perfect individual to lead the Copyright Office. Shari brings an unparalleled understanding of the law and policy to the role and we look forward to working with her on advancing and protecting the rights of authors and creators throughout STM and scholarly communication.

New white paper explores how the transition to Open Access could be made more equitable for the Global South

The newly published ICSR white paper: ‘Achieving an equitable transition to open access for researchers in lower and middle-income countries examines how the playing field can be levelled from the authorship side also, permitting knowledge production in lower and middle-income countries (LMICs) to find a wider audience. Read the press release and listen to the CCC podcast with Director of Outreach and Publisher Coordinator for Research4Life – Andrea Powell.

STM Tech Trends 2024: FOCUS ON THE USER

The latest edition of STM’s Tech Trends focuses on the user – a generation who live and breath the new digital environment. Watch our introductory video and then explore the trends in our starry sky, knowledge graph infographic

ScienceDirect integrates SeamlessAccess to provide improved remote access options for researchers

Elsevier’s platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature, ScienceDirect, has integrated SeamlessAccess to provide researchers with convenient and secure institutional access to its site, anytime, anywhere and on any device. Read more.