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IUPAC Article Showcases How CHORUS is Evolving To Advance Sustainable Open Science

Seven years ago, CHORUS set out to advance sustainable public access via an approach of leveraging existing open infrastructure and promoting a transparent collaboration among stakeholders. The strategy worked, delivering flexible, neutral, and interoperable solutions as policy implementation progressed and evolved around the world. An article titled “A Path for Tracking Funded Research and Compliance” […]

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Exploring the potential for a wider JST/CHORUS Open-Science framework in Japan

Presentations are now available from the joint JST and CHORUS virtual session held on November 5, 2020 at the Japan 2020 Library Fair and Forum. 198 delegates including funders, publishers, institutions and organizations supporting scholarly communications infrastructure joined the Japanese speakers from three institutions along with JST and CHORUS who presented on how they currently […]

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CHORUS and DataCite sign MOU to advance linking and discoverability

CHORUS and DataCite have signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to coordinate efforts to adopt identifiers and standards to manage access to and reporting of research outputs. Authoritative connections between researchers and their works, funding sources, and affiliations, are essential for delivering public access to scholarly content. As not-for-profit organizations engaged in supporting discoverability […]

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JST and CHORUS Virtual Session November 5th

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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