Why We Should All Care about Early Career Pay Equity and Inclusion: An Interview with Becca Bostock and Dominique J. Moore

Alice Meadows | July 19, 2021 This year’s Association of University Presses’ annual conference included a Collaboration Lab on Early Career Pay Equity and Inclusivity. Facilitators Rebecca (Becca) Bostock, Associate Editor and Subventions Coordinator at Ohio State University Press, and Dominique (Dom) J. Moore, Acquisitions Editor, at the University of Illinois Press presented the results of a … Continue reading Why We Should All Care about Early Career Pay Equity and Inclusion: An Interview with Becca Bostock and Dominique J. Moore

Guest Post — Intersectionality: Considering Identity When Working Towards a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Future

Laura Martin, Wiley | July 15, 2021 None of us have just one identity. The concept of intersectionality highlights how multiple, overlapping identities and identity markers—such as race, class, age, gender, sexuality, and religion—contribute to how marginalized groups experience discrimination. On June 15, 2021, the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC), in collaboration with … Continue reading Guest Post — Intersectionality: Considering Identity When Working Towards a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Future

The Number One Reason White Men Give For Not Getting Involved With Diversity and Inclusion

August 1, 2020 | Sarah Todd, Quartz A survey from the Center for Talent Innovation sheds light on the problem. A few years ago at a company picnic, I joined a handful of colleagues helping to haul boxes of sandwiches and soft drinks through the park. All of us had signed up for this manual … Continue reading The Number One Reason White Men Give For Not Getting Involved With Diversity and Inclusion

SSP Session — The Glass Ceiling You Don’t Know About Yet: Removing Barriers for People with Disabilities at Work

Monday, May 24 | SSP This session highlights some of the barriers that people with different types of disabilities face in their publishing careers, and it will suggest some ways that these could be broken down and overcome. The session will look at the employee lifecycle, from recruitment to onboarding, working and development, assessing how … Continue reading SSP Session — The Glass Ceiling You Don’t Know About Yet: Removing Barriers for People with Disabilities at Work

Accessibility Case Studies for Scholarly Communication Librarians and Practitioners

April 15, 2021 | Talea Anderson The goal of this resource is to support scholarly communication librarians wanting to implement accessibility measures in their open access, open education, and open data initiatives. To be clear, this resource isn’t a how-to manual for achieving accessibility. I would join others in arguing that accessibility isn’t a thing … Continue reading Accessibility Case Studies for Scholarly Communication Librarians and Practitioners

University Press Numbers from the Lee & Low Diversity Baseline Survey 2.0

March 18, 2021  |  AUPresses When Lee & Low Books reprised their groundbreaking Diversity Baseline Survey of the US publishing sector in 2019 (DBS 2.0), the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) recruited more than 30 publishers from among our US membership to help form a wider industry pool. The DBS 2.0 report was published in early 2020 … Continue reading University Press Numbers from the Lee & Low Diversity Baseline Survey 2.0

Diversity in the Workplace: Time for Contemplation

October 20, 2020 | Inc. Workforce diversity and inclusion (D&I) are on the radar at many organizations. But as Lenovo Chief Communications Officer Torod Neptune noted recently, it's often more about supportive statements and pledges than the true leadership and courageous action needed to make it happen.   >>Read full post here     Originally … Continue reading Diversity in the Workplace: Time for Contemplation

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education Is Your Association’s Calling & Responsibility

June 30, 2020 | WBT Systems As leaders in your industry, associations have a responsibility to help their staff, volunteers and members know and do better. By providing diversity, equity and inclusion education, you set an example for others in your industry and ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to advance in their career. … Continue reading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education Is Your Association’s Calling & Responsibility