American Chemical Society names Dr. James Milne head of its Publications Division
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named James Milne, Ph.D., president of the ACS Publications Division. He has served as acting president since September 2019, when Brian Crawford, Ph.D., retired. Based in Oxford, U.K., Milne joined ACS in 2016. In his role as president, he will oversee the publication of the Society’s more than 60 peer-reviewed journals, a suite of eBooks, as well as the industry-leading weekly news periodical, Chemical & Engineering News. He also ensures the continued offering of high-quality service to authors and readers, including rapid time to publication, cutting-edge web and...
Source: News from STM - January 24, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured Source Type: news

IOP Publishing signs new OA agreements with Dutch universities
Researchers from four institutions in the Netherlands will soon benefit from unlimited open access publishing in IOP Publishing (IOPP) journals. The move is the result of a series of recently agreed ‘read and publish’ agreements. IOPP, a pioneer in open access physics publishing, has secured the agreements with the University of Amsterdam, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the University of Groningen and University of Twente. The agreements enable authors from the institutions to publish open access in 42 of IOPP’s journals, with no barriers and no article publication charges (APC...
Source: News from STM - January 23, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Latest Open Access Source Type: news

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers launches ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’
To accelerate the implementation of research data solutions, The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has launched the ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’ – a dedicated action plan to increase the number of journals with data policies, expand the number of journals depositing data links and grow the volume of citations to datasets. In any field of study, the sharing of 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 develop...
Source: News from STM - January 22, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Latest Source Type: news

Open Access, Open Data Increase Demand for STM
Scientific, technical and medical publishers face upheaval from open access and open data, but this transition represents opportunity in online services, particularly for competitors that can develop broader discovery tools and dynamic content capabilities to win users’ loyalty—this according to the most recent report from Simba Information, a leader in media and publishing intelligence. The report STM Online Services 2019-2023focuses on the databases that offer online content or abstracting and indexing and are sold to academic, government and commercial customers. It found that between 2016 and 2018, ...
Source: News from STM - January 22, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured Source Type: news

Emerald Publishing enters exclusive partnership with Oxford Analytica, offering daily Expert Briefings on geopolitics and international relations events to the worldwide academic community.
Emerald Publishing has announced that it is to partner with Oxford Analytica, the pioneer of geopolitical risk analysis, to deliver analysis of events at the nexus of politics, economics, business and society to the academic community. Expert Briefings are impartial analyses of macro-economic and geopolitical events, prepared by a global network of over 1,500 experts, including former policymakers, regulators and industry leaders, together with experienced analysts based in Oxford, UK. The briefings offer a unique understanding of the geopolitical and macroeconomic landscape, to inform decisions and reaction. Harrie...
Source: News from STM - January 21, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Latest Source Type: news

The Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing appoint Professor Qi-Kun Xue as chief scientific advisor for China
The Institute of Physics (IOP) and IOP Publishing (IOPP) are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Qi-Kun Xue as chief scientific advisor for China. In the newly created role, Professor Xue will support the IOP and IOPP as they continue to strengthen relationships with the scientific community in China. He will advise on strategic engagement with key decision makers in government and the scientific community and provide expert insight into political and institutional processes. He will also lead a new Science Advisory Board made up of distinguished academic and industry professionals, which has been formed by...
Source: News from STM - January 21, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured Source Type: news

CSIC and IntechOpen Cooperate on Open Access publishing
CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), the Spanish Research Council and IntechOpen are working together to encourage Open Access publishing in Spain. In a new agreement, CSIC affiliated academics and research centres will benefit from heavily discounted publication fees and IntechOpen’s vast experience in Open Access book publishing. From January 2020, the Open Access book publishing fee charged to CSIC researchers across all (STEM & HSS) research output will be reduced by 25%, and 50% of the remaining charges will be paid by a CSIC central Open Access fund managed by URICI, while funds...
Source: News from STM - January 20, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Latest Open Access Source Type: news

Springer Nature revives IPO plans, new bank consortium: sources
Springer Nature, the publisher of science magazines Nature and Scientific American, is reviving plans for a stock market listing, two years after a first attempt fell through, people close to the matter said. Its owners, buyout group BC Partners and publisher Holtzbrinck, are working with a new bank consortium led by Goldman Sachs (GS.N) and Morgan Stanley (MS.N) on the deal, which may value the company at 7-8 billion euros ($7.8-8.9 billion), including debt, they added. BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA) and Citi (C.N) are among those helping as so-called bookrunners with the initial public offering, which could take place as ea...
Source: News from STM - January 20, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured Source Type: news

Ex Libris Completes the Acquisition of Innovative
Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has completed its acquisition of Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialist libraries. Innovative is now a business unit within Ex Libris. “This is an important day for Ex Libris and Innovative,” said Bar Veinstein, president of Ex Libris. “We are bringing together Innovative’s industry expertise with Ex Libris cloud technology and services to help our customers meet new challenges in the library industry.” Ex Libris will continue to support and develop the solutions that Innovative’s cu...
Source: News from STM - January 16, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Latest Source Type: news

American Chemical Society announces the launch of JACS Au, a new fully open access journal
The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) announces the launch of its newest open access journal, JACS Au. The journal (pronounced “JACS Gold”) represents a bold new step toward open science for the global chemistry community. The fully open access journal will allow for the rapid dissemination of cutting-edge, high-impact research across the breadth of chemistry and all related areas intersecting with chemistry. JACS Au will be complementary to the Journal of the American Chemical Society(JACS), matching the exceptional editorial and publishing standards of this, t...
Source: News from STM - January 16, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Latest Open Access Source Type: news

Springer Nature works with tech industry to find innovative solutions for researchers
Springer Nature seeks to advance discovery by not working in isolation but by seeking out best in class partnerships. It has therefore partnered with leading global technology forum The Next Web (TNW) Conference to explore how technology can help improve the sharing, discoverability and use of research data. With more than half the world’s research data still not openly available, and open data and good data management important to making research more productive, this is a pressing issue the academic community needs resolving. Springer Nature’s latest Launchpad Meetup, held today at TNW Conference in Amsterdam...
Source: News from STM - May 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

Aref Matin Named Wiley ’s Chief Technology Officer
John Wiley and Sons, Inc., a global research and learning company, today announced the appointment of Aref Matin as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer, effective May 21, 2018. In this role, Mr. Matin will lead and accelerate Wiley’s evolution as a world-class, fully integrated technology organization serving the research and education sectors. “I am thrilled to welcome Aref to Wiley’s leadership team,” said Brian Napack, President and CEO, Wiley. “He is a proven leader and innovator with extensive experience building world-class technology teams and developing highly-successful p...
Source: News from STM - May 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured Videos Source Type: news

Karger Publishers Adds Remarq
RedLink is pleased to announce that the independent publisher Karger, based in Basel, Switzerland, is the latest publisher to offer Remarq, a tool for the research and education communities bundling collaboration, annotation, commenting, article sharing, and editorial tools, all on the publisher’s site and utilizing the version of record. Remarq is now available as a pilot on three Karger journals Caries Research, Digital Biomarkers, and Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. By supporting engagement on the version of record, Remarq creates a rich environment for collaboration on key res...
Source: News from STM - May 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Source Type: news

ConTech 2018 – Conference chairs to meet to finalise this year’s programme.
The Contech conference chairs are meeting tomorrow (May 23rd) to finalise the conference programme. ConTech 2018 is aimed at information providers and content owners who increasingly have to address the challenges of competing in a data world, driven by machine learning, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. ConTech 2018 will help organisations understand how data-ready they are and what opportunities exist in this exciting new world. Get practical advice and learn from the content pioneers embracing this new technology – whether making decisions about strategic people and technology...
Source: News from STM - May 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Source Type: news

Macquarie University Successfully Provides Overleaf Accounts to over 40,000 Students and 3,000 Staff
Overleaf, an innovative provider of scholarly writing and publishing tools, and Macquarie University Libraryhave successfully partnered to provide all Macquarie University’s students and staff with an Overleaf Pro+ account. The Macquarie University Library has provided this access via an Overleaf custom portal, allowing over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff to sign-in to, or sign-up for, an Overleaf Pro+ account which enables users to access all the features provided by the Overleaf platform. Macquarie’s researchers can use Overleaf for writing, collaboration and submission of journal papers. Additionally, lectu...
Source: News from STM - May 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Featured Source Type: news

Kudos announces initial Shareable PDF results:
Kudos, the award-winning platform for managing research dissemination, has announced 6 month results of its new shareable PDF (S-PDF) service. The S-PDF provides researchers with a means to write and share a high-level overview for each of their publications, giving the broader context of their work and helping improve discoverability and understanding by a wide audience. It also provides a means for authors and participating publishers to understand the relative efficacy of a variety of platforms and channels in driving views and usage of articles, books and book chapters. The S-PDF comprises bibliographic information, a ...
Source: News from STM - May 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

HighWire and PubGrade partner to increase publisher revenues
HighWire, the technology partner of choice for leading commercial and scholarly publishers, has announced a new partnership with PubGrade GmbH. HighWire and PubGrade have agreed to provide HighWire customers with with the option of leveraging PubGrade’s integrated advertising platform: PubGrade for Publishers. PubGrade’s platform-as-a-service solution: PubGrade for Publishers will provide publishers with a fully integrated advertising platform that enables them to offer cutting-edge digital advertising campaign targeting, monitoring, reporting, as well as workflow and optimization solutions. “We are proud...
Source: News from STM - May 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news

Springer Nature charts rapid growth in open access articles by UK authors
A new report outlines how Springer Nature has been able to deliver rapid growth in gold open access (OA) articles in the UK. In the five years since the Finch report was produced in 2012, Springer Nature has published nearly 28,000 gold OA articles with a UK corresponding author, according to the report Gold open access in the UK: Springer Nature’s transition. In 2017, 77% of all Springer Nature publications with UK corresponding authors were published via gold OA, representing a 174% increase in gold OA articles from 2013 to 2017 for this group. The rapid growth in UK articles published via the gold OA route has bee...
Source: News from STM - May 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Featured Source Type: news

World Politics Review Becomes One of the First Global Publishers to use OpenAthens ’ New Cloud Product
Internationally renowned World Politics Review is among the first information providers to use OpenAthens’ cloud-based system. OpenAthens, which provides federated identity and access management services to a global client base, offers migration to its cloud-based system for current customers and to new customers who might not have previously been able to access a traditional federation-style model. Intended to enhance its customers’ end user experiences, OpenAthens Cloud offers a high degree of transparency and insight into what information is being accessed which is of great value to publi...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Source Type: news

Clarivate Analytics and REDIB Launch Ibero-American Journal Rankings, Revealing the Most Impactful Journals in Ibero-America
Today the Red Iberoamericana de Innovación y Conocimiento Científico (REDIB) and data company Clarivate Analytics, launched the annual Ibero-American Journal Rankings. The aim of this new ranking is to raise the visibility of research from Ibero-America which covers the Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries in Latin America and those of the Iberian Peninsula, Spain, Portugal and Andorra. The Ibero-American Journal Rankings are powered by Web of Science data and incorporate a novel ranking methodology, which not only focuses on the impact of the journals in the region, but also the impact of specific ...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: World Source Type: news

Sweden stands up for open access – cancels agreement with Elsevier
Large science publisher Elsevier does not meet the requirements of Swedish universities and research institutes. In order to take steps towards the goal of immediate open access by 2026 set by the Swedish Government, the Bibsam Consortium has after 20 years decided not to renew the agreement with the scientific publisher Elsevier. To be able to make the necessary transition from a subscription-based to an open access publishing system the Bibsam Consortium requires: Immediate open access to all articles published in Elsevier journals by researchers affiliated to participating organisations Reading access for participating...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Featured Source Type: news

New F1000Research gateway to maximise the 3Rs impact of NC3Rs-funded research
Launching today, the NC3Rs Gateway is a new publication portal on the F1000Research publication platform dedicated to the 3Rs – replacement, refinement and reduction of animals in research, featuring methodology articles, reviews and source data. All articles will be published almost immediately and then undergo invited open peer review. The NC3Rs has previously described a 3Rs “valley of death” between the development of new 3Rs technologies and approaches and their subsequent uptake into practice. This lag is influenced by a range of factors including a lack of information in the published literature on...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Source Type: news

Springer Nature commits to support collaborative solutions to society ’s grand challenges
Springer Nature is helping to uncover research-based solutions to real-world problems, with the launch of its third Change the World, One Article at a Time campaign. The campaign – which launches today – will showcase more than 250 articles published in Springer Nature journals in 2017, which have been handpicked because the research within them has the potential to have a significant impact on society’s grand challenges. All articles in the campaign are freely available until 31 July 2018 through the dedicated Change the World page on Springernature.com. As one of the world’s largest publishers foc...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

AJE, a division of Research Square, promotes three PhDs to top executive level positions
American Journal Experts (AJE), provider of author services to researchers worldwide, is proud to announce the promotion of three long time employees to executive positions. Dr. Sarah Taylor, PhD, has been promoted to General Manager of American Journal Experts (AJE). She will have the primary responsibility of converting vision into execution across the company and all teams. She joined the company in 2010 and quickly rose to several supervisory and management positions. Dr. Taylor was most recently the Vice President of Operations. She received her PhD in Vascular Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel H...
Source: News from STM - May 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

Peer review information now available for online articles
You can now access detailed information about the peer review process research published on IOPscience has been through. In response to community feedback, we have introduced a new peer review information module for online papers. The module is displayed in the ‘article information’ section. It tells you if the article went through single or double blind peer review; the number of revisions before publication, and if it has been checked for originality. Kim Eggleton, senior managing editor at IOP Publishing, said: “The science community told us this is information they are keen to have available. It adds ...
Source: News from STM - May 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

De Gruyter launches Sciendo
Publishing services division supports authors, societies and conference organizers The international independent scholarly publisher De Gruyter is increasing and expanding its publishing service offering and has launched a new division to do so:  Sciendo ([‘sjɛn|do] for the linguists). Sciendo provides specialized custom publishing services and solutions for third parties, especially academic and research institutions, societies, university presses, conference organizers and individual authors. In addition to services for journals and books – including open access – other allied services, such as se...
Source: News from STM - May 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Featured Source Type: news

The American Physical Society chooses Aptara ’s SciPris platform for the invoicing and collection of their publishing-related charges to authors and institutions.
The American Physical Society (APS) has chosen Aptara to manage the invoicing and collection of its Open Access, publishing, color, reprint, and rights and permissions charges utilizing Aptara’s SciPris platform. APS is the premier publisher of physics content in the world, publishing over 19,500 journal articles each year. Aptara recognized a need for an invoicing and payment platform that was customizable based on each publisher’s unique workflow, peer review and production systems, and collection categories. The web-based platform automates the calculation of each charge, provides a user-friendly payment gat...
Source: News from STM - May 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

Weak demand forces Springer Nature to cancel 3.2 billion euro float at last minute
The planned initial public offering of publisher Springer Nature has been postponed on the eve that trading in shares was expected to begin, “due to market conditions”. Springer Nature cited “market conditions” as the reason for pulling the listing in Frankfurt at the last minute, adding it may revisit the plans for an initial public offering (IPO) at a later stage. Full report here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-springer-nature-ipo/weak-demand-forces-springer-nature-to-cancel-32-billion-float-at-last-minute-idUSKBN1I91FU The post Weak demand forces Springer Nature to cancel 3.2 billion eu...
Source: News from STM - May 9, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Clarivate Analytics Appoints Keith Collier as Managing Director, Publisher Services
Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has announced the appointment of Keith Collier to a newly created leadership position of Managing Director, Publisher Services in the Scientific and Academic Research division. Collier brings more than 23 years of experience gained from working both in close collaboration, and within the publishing sector and has a deep understanding of publisher workflows. Collier previously headed up ScholarOne – which provides comprehensive workflow management systems for scholarly journals, books, and conferenc...
Source: News from STM - May 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

G-Med Partners with Enago to offer Medical Publication Services
G-Med, a global medical and social network for physicians, today announced its new partnership with Enago, an internationally recognized author services provider. Leveraging Enago’s extensive expertise in manuscript preparation and submission services, G-Med members can now avail of a suite of publication-specific services comprising Substantive Medical Editing and Developmental Medical Editing services. Under this collaboration, Enago’s expert medical consultants will work with physicians, surgeons and doctors on the G-Med network to convert their data into impactful, publication-ready manuscripts. This will a...
Source: News from STM - May 1, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

Taylor & Francis and Cambridge University Press Join Blockchain for Peer Review Project
Two more publishers have joined the initiative, announced in March 2018, which focuses on the problems of research reproducibility, recognition of reviewers and the rising burden of the peer-review process. The project will develop a protocol where information about peer review activities (submitted by publishers) are stored on a blockchain. This will allow the review process to be independently validated, and data to be fed to relevant vehicles to ensure recognition and validation for reviewers. By sharing peer review information, while adhering to laws on privacy, data protection and confidentiality, we hope to foster in...
Source: News from STM - April 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Source Type: news

IntechOpen Embeds Dimensions Badges from Digital Science
Scientific Open Access Publisher First to Provide Citation Badges for Books. Today at the STM Conference, an annual gathering of the STM publishing community, IntechOpen, the first native scientific publisher of Open Access books, announced the first ever implementation of Dimensions badges by a book publisher. The badges are live now and can be found on IntechOpen books pages. IntechOpen is the market leader in scientific publishing of Open Access books with more than 3,350 published OA books to date and 1.7 million downloads of scientific chapters and books in the last year. More than 107,500 researchers, including Nobel...
Source: News from STM - April 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Source Type: news

IntechOpen Introduces Strategic Change in Technology and Brand
IntechOpen, the first native scientific publisher of Open Access books, today announced it recently completed a strategic transformation in its technology and rolled out its new brand. The company’s “by the scientists, for the scientists” concept is based on always listening to the needs of individual scholars and the academic community as a whole.  This change includes new technology features, a new logo and a new book design to better present authors’ scientific discovery. “What at first might look just like a visual rebrush, was a process of diving into the very core of the company,&rd...
Source: News from STM - April 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2018. Closing Date for Entries 5 May 2018
Every year ALPSP brings the scholarly communications community together to celebrate the very best in the industry with the ALPSP Awards, sponsored by MPS Submissions can relate to any part of the scholarly and professional publishing industry but must demonstrate excellence in terms of: – originality and innovation – significance and value to the community – utility and long-term viability Our international panel is looking forward to receiving submissions from across the world. Finalists will be showcased and the winners announced at the ALPSP Conference & Awards 2018 in September. receiving wi...
Source: News from STM - April 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Source Type: news

Wiley Inclusive Access increases affordability and access for students
John Wiley and Sons Inc. today launched a comprehensive program to partner with leading content platform providers to make it more affordable and easier for students to purchase their Wiley course materials, as part of their tuition and fees. Wiley Inclusive Access, in partnership with Barnes and Noble College, Follett, Red Shelf and VitalSource enabled campus stores, not only saves students more than 60% off the cost of a bound text, but also provides valuable first-day of class access. In a study by Vital Source, 63% of students who had their textbooks with them on the first day of class completed the course, while ...
Source: News from STM - April 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Wiley partners with World Scientific to offer affordable digital content in Asia
John Wiley and Sons Inc., today announced a new partnership with World Scientific Publishing, a leading international independent publisher of books and journals for the scholarly, research and professional communities. The partnership will provide access to Wiley’s library of over 8,000 digital textbooks increasing to over 9,000 including the World Scientific collection in Asia. There are 10 subject areas that include Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Business, Finance and Accounting. The strategic partnership, which commenced in March 2018, aims to boost both the quality and quantity...
Source: News from STM - April 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

ConTech 2018 – Conference chairs announced
We are privileged to be working with an outstanding group of conference chairs who are helping us create the programme for this new and exciting event. Our team is:- Vincent Cassidy, Director of Academic Markets, Institution of Engineering and Technology Paul Blake, Senior Content Designer, Department for Digital, Media, Culture & Sport Nicky Zachariou, PhD, Data Scientist, Government digital services Dan Pollock, Specialist in Digital Publishing, Change Management and Growth Strategy, Delta Think Sam Herbert, Co-founder, 67 Bricks We have already received some excellent speaker proposals for ConTech 2018. There are ju...
Source: News from STM - April 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Events Source Type: news

Cambridge University Press and Code Ocean Announce Partnership
Cambridge University Press (the Press), one of the world’s leading University Presses, has partnered with Code Ocean, a platform that enables authors of articles in Press journals to publish and share code associated with their research and readers to view and run that code from within articles. Code Ocean, a computational reproducibility platform, enables authors to openly publish their code on the platform, thereby making it free for others to access, download and share. Sharing the code and data underlying research is an important step in demonstrating that the results presented in research articles can be reprodu...
Source: News from STM - April 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

Frontiers in Blockchain: first peer-reviewed journal dedicated to blockchain from a scientific publisher
A new collaboration between Frontiers and the Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance (CCEG) Think Tank will make cutting-edge research on blockchain technologies freely available through an open-access online platform. Led by founding chief editors Professor Olinga Ta’eed, director of the CCEG, and Dr. Christopher Clack, financial computing expert and founder of the Thomson Reuters laboratory at University College London, the new Frontiers in Blockchain journal will publish peer-reviewed research on a range of topics — from cryptocurrencies for social justice to smart contracts. Invent...
Source: News from STM - April 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Editorial Source Type: news

ConTech 2018 announces core themes and call for speakers
ConTech 2018 – Transforming content through data science, ai and emerging technologies The ConTech 2018 chair team met yesterday to finalise a set of core themes and a call for speakers. Information providers and content owners are increasingly having to address the challenges of competing in a data world, driven by machine learning, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. ConTech 2018 will help you understand how data-ready you are and what opportunities exist for you in this exciting new world. Get practical advice and learn from the content pioneers embracing this new technology – whether yo...
Source: News from STM - April 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Events Source Type: news