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STM Solutions releases MVP of new paper mill detection tool


Today, STM Solutions, the operational arm of STM, announced the release of the MVP (minimal viable product) of a paper mill detection tool as part of the STM Integrity Hub. It is a stand-alone web application where submitted journal manuscripts can be uploaded and checked for a variety of signals indicative of paper mills.  At...

New white paper to report on current and potential future ecosystem of scholarly communications infrastructure


STM Solutions has provided sponsorship to enable Ithaka S+R, a not-for-profit higher education research and consulting organization, to research and produce a white paper that examines the shared and essential scholarly communications infrastructure. Work on the paper is to begin immediately. A draft will be made available for public comment prior to the final publication...

STM Solutions in search of a Product Manager of ‘Access & Identity Solutions’


Update: This position has been filled. ___ STM Solutions is looking for an experienced Product Manager to lead the development and implementation of cross-industry solutions that improve the access experience for researchers and that support new modalities for how scholarly content can be discovered and delivered.   The Product Manager will lead the further development of...

What a survey of humanities researchers told us about data sharing


Authored by Rebecca Grant, Co-Chair, STM Humanities Research Project ____ Humanities data sharing has lagged behind data sharing in other disciplines (for example life sciences, or social sciences), perhaps for good reason – what exactly is “data” for a historian? How can a physical artefact be shared in a data repository? At the same time,...

Ylann Schemm


As the Elsevier Foundation’s Director, Ylann Schemm drives inclusive health and research partnerships to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals building research capacity in developing countries and tackling health inequities. She has been an integral part of the Foundation’s growth since joining as a Program Officer in 2008. In addition, Ylann is Elsevier’s Vice President...

New report provides insights into global OA landscape — and with a focus on China


A new report released today provides insights into the complex and evolving global Open Access landscape — and with a particular focus on China. The report is a product of a collaboration between STM Association and the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) focused on the bilateral sharing of ideas and best practices in...

Data Quality in Research | A Research Paper


A framework of the roles and processes in research data quality, and areas of focus for the future. Regardless of the field of study, sharing data is one of the most fundamental aspects of maintaining the integrity of research. The availability of research data plays a vital role in ensuring reproducibility and the ongoing development...

New instructional video series aims to help editors recognize image manipulation


Today, the STM Working Group on Image Alteration and Duplication Detection is launching the first in a series of instructional video modules intended to serve as a tool for scholarly journal editors screening for manipulated images in submitted manuscripts. This first module provides an overview of the most commonly found image aberrations in scientific publications...

STM Conference Attendee Survey


This survey is now closed. We're listening. Thank you again for joining us at the Frankfurt Conference! With the event behind us, we would very much value your input on the event so that we can continue to improve, continue to provide learning opportunities that excite our members. With your feedback, we can ensure next...

Protected: The STM Open Access Dashboard


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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...


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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