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A Clear Path for Research Data Sharing


Recognizing the critical role of research data in advancing open science and research integrity, STM, DataCite and Crossref have joined forces to issue a joint statement aimed at guiding the scholarly community in effective research data sharing. This statement is an update to the Joint Statement from STM and DataCite from 2012, recognizing that there...

2023 Open Access Progress Report Launch


STM Association, in partnership with its member publishers, has released an inaugural STM OA Progress Report. This highlight-focused report is a companion to the newly launched STM OA Dashboard, a dynamic resource for exploring in-depth figures pertaining to OA uptake by research discipline, funder, region — and model. A key takeaway from this 2023 edition...

Selected innovators for STM’s AI Innovations Day are revealed


Today, we unveil the chosen innovators who will be presenting their groundbreaking AI solutions at the highly anticipated AI Innovations in Publishing event — STM Innovations Day — on 5 December at the BMA House in London. STM Innovations Day, which marks the inaugural day of STM Week, will showcase how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing...

STM Integrity Hub launches new research integrity tool


Pilot program will detect duplicate submissions that may indicate paper mill activity Oct. 12, 2023 – THE HAGUE, Netherlands. STM Solutions today announced the launch of a pilot program to detect duplicate submissions to scholarly publications. Submitting the same manuscript to multiple journals simultaneously is, in most cases,  against publisher policies and often indicates the...

Integrity Hub continues to gain momentum with inclusion of PubPeer database in screening tool


STM Solutions and PubPeer are pleased to announce the integration of the PubPeer database with the STM Integrity Hub. This newest collaboration continues to strengthen the Hub's ability to identify potentially deceptive manuscripts upon submission, and comes directly on the heels of another integration announced earlier this month. Designed by STM Solutions, the Hub represents...

Global Publishing and Journalism Organizations Unite to Release Comprehensive Global Principles for Artificial Intelligence (AI)


Today, STM joins 26 organizations representing thousands of creative professionals around the world, including the academic publishing sector, news, entertainment, magazine, and book publishing companies released Global Principles for Artificial Intelligence (AI). A first of their kind, these pioneering Global Principles provide guidance for the development, deployment, and regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems and...

STM Integrity Hub incorporates Clear Skies’ Papermill Alarm screening tool


STM Solutions and Clear Skies are pleased to announce the integration of the Clear Skies Papermill Alarm with the STM Integrity Hub. This integration further strengthens the Hub's capability to pinpoint potentially fraudulent manuscripts at the time of submission. Designed by STM Solutions, the Hub represents a pooling of new and existing technology, policy, and...

Research4Life & STM support Ukrainian science and research during conflict


The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine recently expressed its gratitude to STM’s publisher partners for allowing free access to over 42,000 peer-reviewed journals, 174,000 e-books, and 155 databases through the Research4Life program. In 2022, R4L publishers granted Ukrainian institutions free access under the Group A category of Research4Life. In a letter, the Temporary...

Peer Review Terminology Standardization


[Cross-posted from, July 2023] Peer review is the process of evaluating academic, scientific, or professional work. It is ubiquitously used by academic journals to support research integrity by filtering out invalid or poor-quality articles, as well as to ensure that research outcomes are exposed to relevant audiences through their publication in relevant journals. As...

STM welcomes Leila Jones


Leila Jones joins STM today as Director of Strategic Programmes. In this newly created role, Leila will facilitate the delivery of STM’s strategy by overseeing, coordinating, and tracking projects and initiatives across STM’s core strategic pillars. Leila will be collaborating with the STM Board, committee members, and STM staff across functions, as well as external...



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...


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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