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.More
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 industryMore
The Future of Peer Review - expert roundtables
Two cross-sectoral expert roundtables – co-organised by ALLEA, GYA, and STM – will discuss the future of peer review in an open, digital world and will explore which models can best serve and reward the research community in both an enhanced and sustainable way. Read about the two events here
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.