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STM joins the Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC)

04/10/24

STM has signed on as a member of the Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC), joining other influential organisations to work towards a more diverse scholarly publishing industry. C4DISC believes in valuing the skills and viewpoints of professionals from diverse backgrounds who have historically had less representation in scholarly communications. This approach...
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IJJ Aalbersberg to step down as STM committee chair

03/15/24

Following more than a decade of leadership within STM, most recently as chair of the Standards and Technology Committee (STeC), IJsbrand Jan Aalbersberg will step down from the position, in connection with his departure from Elsevier.  IJsbrand Jan has been one of the driving forces behind STM’s work on standards and technology, and STM would...
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STM welcomes landmark EU AI Act vote | Joint statement

03/13/24

Today, the European Parliament made a significant stride in the governance of artificial intelligence with the final approval of the Artificial Intelligence Act, a world-first legislation intended to regulate the development and use of AI and sets an example for responsible AI governance.   STM welcomes the vote and endorses the Act’s positioning on the...
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A strategic deep dive into our shared scholarly infrastructure | Paper launch

01/30/24

A new, independently researched report by Ithaka S+R, funded by STM Solutions and six of our members, offers an overview of the essential standards and technology, including products and services, that comprise the underlying infrastructure supporting scholarly communications. Importantly, it also identifies gaps and areas where future investments are needed. The report is freely available...
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Manuscript Manager joins STM Integrity Hub

01/08/24

Jan 8, 2024 – THE HAGUE, Netherlands: STM Solutions today announced the integration of Manuscript Manager, a peer review system for academic journals, into the STM Integrity Hub. This integration enables publishers to establish automated feeds of their submitted content to the Hub. Here, the content is screened for various integrity issues, such as submissions...
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STM 2023 Rewind | A quick recap

12/22/23

A toast to our members As we approach the winter break, we invite you to join us for a brief journey: a three-minute recap of our collective achievements over the past year. What an adventure. And we're only gaining momentum — we can't wait to see what 2024 brings. Thank you to all you do...
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STATEMENT: STM welcomes trilogue agreement on Artificial Intelligence Act

12/21/23

STM salutes the leadership shown by EU policymakers in their efforts to introduce the world’s first AI playbook and finalise the political negotiations on the Artificial Intelligence Act. Comment from STM CEO, Caroline Sutton: The principles around transparency obligations and respect for copyright rules for general-purpose AI are particularly timely, in a moment where everybody...
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STM commemorates Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ 75th anniversary reaffirming commitment to equality and equity in scholarly research

12/11/23

In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, STM is releasing an official statement reaffirming our commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in academic research.  “STM, along with our member organisations, is actively working to ensure everyone can benefit from scientific advancements,” said STM CEO Caroline Sutton. “This commitment aligns...
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The STM SDG Roadmap Level 2 is launched

12/07/23

Today, STM launched Level 2 of our SDG Roadmap, an applicable collection of tools and resources that publishers of all sizes can use to ensure their work supports and aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. “This Roadmap was crafted collectively by STM members from across the globe,” said Rachel Martin, Global Director of Sustainability...
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New white paper launch: Generative AI in Scholarly Communications

12/05/23

Today, STM released a new white paper — Generative AI in Scholarly Communications: Ethical and Practical Guidelines for the Use of Generative AI in the Publication Process. A followup to AI Ethics in Scholarly Communication which STM released in April 2021, this new publication is a resource for stakeholders in scholarly publishing and addresses the...
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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February 28

STM webinar on the EU AI Act with Dan Nechita

Extended reporting has been circulating about the world’s first AI rules but how are they going to be implemented, what provisions are relevant for publishers and how will they work? Hear it directly from Dan Nechita, Head of Cabinet of MEP Dragoș Tudorache and responsible for the negotiations of the AI Act. He will be...

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February 27

STM Research Integrity Day 2024

Save the date Please note change of venue Wednesday 4th December 2024 STM Research Integrity Day Join us to learn more about the latest trends in research integrity, interact with the STM Integrity Hub, and help us shape the future of how we advance trusted research in our Research Integrity Day. What’s this? An immersion...

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