JST and CHORUS Virtual Session November 5th

Registration Open CHORUS and JST continue their collaboration in Japan, jointly organizing a session at the 2020 Library Fair and Forum, 5 November 2020. In which Japanese speakers will explore the potential for a wider JST/CHORUS open-science framework in Japan’s scholarly communications ecosystem presented as use cases and ideas for further development. Program details

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STM/CHORUS/COS Webinar – Towards a US Research Data Framework Recording Available

Over 140 researchers, publishers, funders, and university leaders attended the virtual webinar “Towards a US Research Data Framework” on September 17th. Robert J. Hanisch shared NIST’s Research Data Framework, and Joris van Rossum, Research Data Director at STM led a panel discussion with Shelley Stall (AGU), Terry Law (Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory), and Jonathan Petters […]

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Recap of the CHORUS Forum on Open Access Policies and Compliance in a Global Context

Over 150 publishers (society, commercial, and university press), librarians, funders, service providers, university administrators, faculty, and researchers attended the virtual CHORUS Forum on Open Access Policies and Compliance in a Global Context on 30 July 2020. CHORUS Chairman Alix Vance (AIP Publishing CEO) kicked off the day by welcoming participants and introducing speakers. Watch Forum […]

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CHORUS and DOE: Collaborating for Public Access

The July issue of Learned Publishing features an article by Fred Dylla and Jeffrey Salmon that details the collaboration between scholarly publishers and the US Department of Energy (DOE) to facilitate public access to funded research that became CHORUS. Dylla and Salmon outline the key issues around differing motivations, operations, and philosophies that CHORUS and […]

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CHORUS Announces No Fee Increases in 2021

CHORUS is pleased to announce that we will not increase fees for membership or institution dashboard services for the 2021 calendar year. We recognize that many universities and publishers will face budget challenges due to the COVID-19 crisis. We hope that holding our membership and institution dashboard service fees at current rates will help our […]

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CHORUS Board of Directors Election Results

Seven directors were elected to the CHORUS/CHOR, Inc. Board of Directors at the Annual Members Meeting, May 1, 2020. New to the board are two members: Dean Sanderson (Springer Nature) and Will Schweitzer (Silverchair). Returning to the CHORUS board are: Ann Gabriel (Elsevier), Sara Girard (AIP Publishing), Robert Harington (American Mathematical Society), Vincent Lizzi (Taylor […]

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Introducing the CHORUS Publisher Data Availability Policies Index

Introducing the CHORUS Publisher Data Availability Policies Index! CHORUS aims to accelerate the awareness of Open Science. It is CHORUS’ mission to streamline the process of complying with open access and public access funder mandates. Over the last few years, publishers have been making their Data Availability Policies known either at the publisher level or […]

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CHORUS Responds to US Office of Science and Technology Policy 2020 RFI on Public Access

CHORUS shares the US OSTP’s commitment to advancing public access to federally funded research, related data sets and code. In our April 8, 2020, response to their Request for Information: Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications, Data and Code Resulting From Federally Funded Research, we offer to share the publication and compliance data that CHORUS […]

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JST and CHORUS Hold an Invitation Only Workshop at JST Headquarters in Tokyo (12 February 2020)

Guest Post by Mark Robertson Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and CHORUS jointly organised a workshop at JST’s Headquarters in Tokyo in February 2020. Thirty-one invited delegates attended from institutions in Japan that use or are trialling the CHORUS dashboard and data services. The program was as follows; Rick Anderson, Associate Dean for Collections and Scholarly Communication […]

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How the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries use CHORUS dashboard’s data, tools, and reporting to save time and resources

The CHORUS/UFL Institution Pilot ran from July 2016 – May 2017. Participants included: University of Florida, University of Denver, American Chemical Society, Association for Computing Machinery, American Physical Society, Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Rockefeller University Press, and Wiley. Collaboration among the participants resulted in the November 2018 launch of the CHORUS Institution dashboard. You can […]

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