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On Wednesday 1st July at 1pm CEST, former IPA President, Michiel Kolman talked to Ian Moss, CEO of STM - the global voice of scholarly publishing - about how the COVID-19 Pandemic has affected STM publishers and what STM and its members have done to support governments around the world.

 

You can read the trascript here.

In his first interview since taking over as CEO of STM, Ian Moss talks to IPA Past President, Michiel Kolman about how STM publishers work, the vital role they play in ensuring verified science is published as the version of record, and how their work to make research easily findable and usable was vital as the COVID-19 Pandemic started. Ian points out how STM publishers reacted quickly to make relevant research freely available and how it is copyright that enables them to do that.  The conversation also looks at the open access movement as well as freedom to publish and academic freedom. 

Ian closed this fascinating discussion by noting how important the cooperation between IPA and STM was for us to work through this crisis together. 

 

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