The result of a merger, Springer Nature is a global powerhouse in STM and academic publishing. The new brand was on display at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair.
This year’s STM Association conference will explore collaborative industry projects and the relationship between researchers and publishers, among other topics.
According to discussions at the International Association of STM Publishers conference, open access and data-driven articles need more scrutiny.
Research from International STM and Outsell values the STM publishing market at approximately $25 billion, plus $10 billion in additional journal revenues.
At the annual conference of the International STM Association just before the Frankfurt Book Fair, Jim Griffin advised publishers to get serious about exploiting the rights they own.
This year’s US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools.
Cheap cloud computing, improved search and database tools, big data and a commitment to a better user experience are all driving innovation in STM publishing.
Paula Gantz reports from the recent STM conference in London where the hot topics were subscription models, new revenue streams, Chinese opportunities, & more.