STM – New white paper launch: Generative AI in Scholarly Communications

Today, STM released a new white paper — Generative AI in Scholarly Communications: Ethical and Practical Guidelines for the Use of Generative AI in the Publication Process. A followup to AI Ethics in Scholarly Communication which STM released in April 2021, this new publication is a resource for stakeholders in scholarly publishing and addresses the increasingly significant role of Generative AI (GenAI) technologies.

The paper looks at the ethical, legal, and practical aspects of GenAI, highlighting its potential to transform scholarly communications, and covers a range of topics from intellectual property rights to the challenges of maintaining integrity in the digital age. The paper provides best-practice principles and recommendations for authors, editorial teams, reviewers, and vendors, ensuring a responsible and ethical approach to the use of GenAI tools.

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