Citing the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), infoDOCKET reports that “Today sees the release of a new report from the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) – the global network of over 140 science, engineering and medical academies. This report is the culmination of a two-year study, Combatting Predatory Academic Journals and Conferences, funded by The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, which has explored these practices more comprehensively and inclusively than any previously.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- SPARC: “Congress Introduces Bill to Tackle College Textbook Costs while Renewing Open Textbook Pilot Grant Program”
- SAGE Publishing and SANLiC announce new transformative agreement to support researchers in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS and WEBINARS
Library Assessment Conference 2022 Call for Proposals—Deadline April 22 – According to ARL News “The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the University of Washington Libraries, and the Library Assessment Conference Steering Committee invite paper; poster; short, practical learning session; and challenge talk proposals for the 2022 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment. This ninth biennial conference will be offered in a virtual format November 1–4, 2022…”