STM Trends 2025 launched

This year’s infographic depicts a river delta landscape as a metaphor for the stream of research outputs and scholarly publications. And the motto is – Let’s Go Upstream – Seeking the Source of Trust and Truth. 


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


Latest news

STM & CAST Memorandum of Understanding signed

On 28 July 2021  STM  and CAST – the Chinese Association for Science and Technology –  signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim to establish a deeper partnership. The effort started in the last quarter 2020 and STM is particularly thankful to both Co-Chairs of the STM China Chapter for their instrumental support during the last months.  The MoU outlines various areas such as information sharing of Open Science trends, collaboration in publishing events and working on publishing trends where both partners will engage more closely in the future. STM is looking forward working with CAST in this partnership. Download the signing ceremony video.

STM’s Peer Review Taxonomy To Be Formalized As An ANSI/NISO Standard

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and STM have announced the formation of a new NISO Working Group to formalize the Peer Review Taxonomy as an ANSI/NISO standard. Read more

STM appoints interim CEO

Philip Carpenter, formerly Executive Vice President of Wiley’s Research business, has joined STM as its interim CEO. Philip has stepped into the vacancy of Ian Moss who departs STM this month. He will be working with us through to the end of 2021.

Publishers champion academic freedom through leading-edge data practices

While the recently published DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) AWBI (Subcommittee on Scientific Library Services and Information Systems) briefing paper “Data tracking in research:
aggregation and use or sale of usage data by academic publishers” highlights the growing importance of data as a fundamental facet of contemporary research publishing, it includes
falsehoods, inaccuracies and misinterpretations. Read more

STM Early Career Committee - Industry survey 2021

STM’s Early Career Publishers Committee conducted an industry wide survey to find out more about early career professions within the industry. Over 400 responses were received, and we are now pleased to present to you the results of the survey and details of the focus areas which the Committee will be working on in the future. View the survey results. 

STM launches Article Sharing Framework

An STM working group has devised the technical processes that enable content sharing in ways that are simple and seamless, yet consistent with publisher policies. These processes – which leverage existing industry technologies and infrastructure – are to be applied as described within the Article Sharing Framework. Read more