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The STM Integrity Hub: 2.5 years in

05/23/24

It's been 2.5 years since the launch of the STM Integrity Hub, and the progress made has been remarkable, thanks to a truly collaborative effort. With over 35 supporting organizations and more than 100 participants from various working groups and task forces, the STM Integrity Hub stands as a testament to the power of community...
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STM comments on the report on “access and re-use of scientific publications and data” 

05/21/24

Brussels, Belgium – The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) acknowledges the recent release of the report, “Improving access to and reuse of R&I results”, authorized by the European Commission. While STM fully agrees with the intent of the PPMi-led effort, the trade organisation has multiple concerns with the final report and...
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STM Trends 2028 is now live

04/24/24

[Excerpted from the Scholarly Kitchen, April 24, 2024 by Todd Carpenter] Flourishing in a Machine-intermediated World: The STM Trends Report When some of the leading technology minds in scholarly publishing gather each fall to polish their crystal orbs, the outcome has always been an invigorating and enlightening experience. This year, it has proved no different....
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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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UPCOMING EVENTS

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July 19

Making a Difference in the World: Driving Impact through the SDG Publishers Compact

Hosted by – Rachel Martin, Global Director Sustainability, Elsevier, and Chair of the STM Social Responsibility Committee Speakers TBC Discover how you can align with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make a positive impact on our world. Learn more about the SDG Publishers Compact and how STM publishers can take tangible actions...

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July 16

Joint FEP – STM Webinar on Deforestation – STM members only webinar

Joint FEP  - STM Webinar Free to attend - STM members only Regulation (EU) 2023/1115 on deforestation-free products (EUDR) aims to minimise the EU’s contribution to deforestation and forest degradation worldwide. The Regulation bans certain commodities and products related to deforestation practices. To enforce this ban, the European Commission will rely on due diligence and...

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