KnowledgeSpeak reports that Springer Nature and RWTH Aachen University’s Cluster of Excellence Internet of Production have created a new publishing format called Crosstracts to address two research challenges: the long time it takes for research results to be published and limited opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.
“Crosstracts will therefore speed up the time between research and publication and improve collaboration between researchers of different disciplines by: publishing and disseminating research results as soon as they are finalized without having to wait for the whole book to be completed…”
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CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
- Some of you may have attended the session that Mat Willmott and Adam Der gave back in November at the Charleston Conference on their use of their researcher data to inform transformative agreement negotiations.
If you are interested in this topic, Mat and Adam have been asked to reprise their performance in a free webinar for Delta Think. You can find the registration link here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qwuFJT4KQcKg3rAWo8Dnrw
- MUSE Meets 2022! Scheduled for April 5-6, 2022, all sessions will be open to any individuals with an interest in digital scholarship. MUSE Meets 2022 is a virtual gathering focused on not-for-profit scholarly humanities and social science publishing. It will take place on April 5-6, 2022!
MUSE Meets 2022 will connect the scholarly publisher, librarian, and researcher communities. Project MUSE is in a unique position to work closely with so many stakeholders with a common interest in ensuring discoverability and engagement with non-profit scholarly publishing digital content.
Registration is FREE.