On June 24, 2022, the 5th Global STM Journal Forum, organized by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the People’s Government of Hunan Province, opened in Changsha. SciOpen (https://www.sciopen.com/home), an international digital publishing platform for STM journals independently developed by Tsinghua University Press, was officially launched at the opening ceremony of the forum.
At the launch ceremony, Xingping Liu, Minister of Science and Technology Innovation Department of China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), and Yong Li, President of Tsinghua University Press, jointly lit the grand screen and announced that SciOpen was officially launched. In the SciOpen promotional video, many prominent academics expressed their congratulations on the launch of the platform and placed high expectations on the future development of SciOpen. Among them, Weimin Zheng, former president of the China Computer Federation (CCF), academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, editor-in-chief of Big data mining and analysisQionghai Dai, President of the China Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Editor-in-Chief of CAAI Research in Artificial Intelligenceand James Evans, professor of sociology at the University of Chicago and editor of Journal of Social Computing.
With Tsinghua University Press’s rich experience in managing international journals, SciOpen takes into account the requirements of journal development and user experience, supports digital production, comprehensive multimedia publishing, international dissemination, data analysis and other functions, and provides fully customizable cloud-services for the production, publication and dissemination of STM journals. So far, SciOpen has published more than 30 English-language journals and more than 9,000 articles, and successfully connected to international general search engines, publishing standards organizations and academic databases, and works well.
SciOpen leverages advanced technologies such as big data and artificial intelligence, supports new publishing models such as enhanced publishing and data publishing, and provides knowledge service functions such as intelligent recommendation, academic portraits, knowledge graphs and analysis of research trends, thus comprehensively enhancing its ability to serve scientific research and innovation.
As part of the general trend of global open science, SciOpen will provide comprehensive digital publishing and dissemination services to universities, institutes, corporations and editorial offices to develop world-class STM journals. It is committed to building an international infrastructure for open science, promoting the construction of an open innovation ecosystem, and playing an active role in serving global science and technology innovation.
About Tsinghua University Press
Founded in 1980, owned by Tsinghua University, Tsinghua University Press (TUP) is one of China’s leading comprehensive professional and higher education publishers. Committed to building a high-level global cultural brand, after 41 years of development, TUP has established an outstanding management system and corporate structure, and delivered multi-media and multi-dimensional publications covering books, audio, video, electronic products, magazines and digital publications. . Additionally, TUP is actively leading its strategic transformation from educational publishing to content development and service for teaching and learning and was named a National First Class Publisher for achieving outstanding results.
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