The highest Meritorious Achievement Award of the Council of Science Editors (CSE) granted to the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC)

Press Release (05/13/2022) For Immediate Release        The highest Meritorious Achievement Award of the Council of Science Editors (CSE) granted to the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC)   Scholarly communication is a multi-billion-dollar global enterprise, however recent surveys suggest that it remains characterized by gender inequality and lack of ethnic diversity. … Continue reading The highest Meritorious Achievement Award of the Council of Science Editors (CSE) granted to the Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC)

CFP — Implementing DEIA in scholarly publishing (ALPSP)

Initiatives designed to improve the diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in our society have become standard among many organizations in our industry. A special issue dedicated to this topic would address the tensions and challenges of establishing fair treatment of everyone involved in scholarly research and publishing. We are recalibrating policies and practices in … Continue reading CFP — Implementing DEIA in scholarly publishing (ALPSP)

Spring University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium

Join us for the Spring University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium on May 3 from 5:00-7:00pm CDT for panels on recognizing and countering bias in scholarly research and how publishers are working to develop antiracist and anti-bias practices in scholarly publishing.   Session 1: Against the Grain: Recognizing and Countering Bias in Scholarly Research An interdisciplinary panel … Continue reading Spring University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium

CFP — Special Issue On Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, And Accessibility In Policies And Practices In Scholarly Publishing

The Journal of Scholarly Publishing welcomes submissions for a special issue on diversity, equity, inclusivity and accessibility in policies and practices in scholarly publishing. In both the political life of everyday experience and shifts in partisan politics and divergent perceptions of social justice, equity and respect for all persons, scholarly publishing is not immune from the impact … Continue reading CFP — Special Issue On Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, And Accessibility In Policies And Practices In Scholarly Publishing

C4DISC Webinar Preview | Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations

March 14, 2022    |    Ande Nichols   Please join us for the  Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications' upcoming webinar, “Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations” on Tuesday, March 22 at 11:00 am ET. Registration is free! This webinar will explore C4DISC’s “Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations,” written by a multiracial group of industry professionals. … Continue reading C4DISC Webinar Preview | Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations

The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Conference

The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color is open to all library staff, students, influencers, and decision makers interested in exploring inclusive policies and practices in libraries and how they affect the ethnic communities who use our services. JCLC strives to deepen connections across constituencies, create spaces for dialogue, promote the telling and celebrating of one’s stories, … Continue reading The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Conference

Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute

The first Toolkit for Equity, Toolkit for Organizations, was founded in The Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute. Please consider submitting a proposal for this event. The Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute invites you to participate in SCI 2022, its seventh year in North Carolina’s Research Triangle region. This year’s theme will be Reckoning, Care, and Repair, and the program will take place … Continue reading Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute

Passed our 100-member milestone for Adoptees of the Statement of Principles!

C4DISC is honored and excited to announce that we’ve passed our 100-member milestone! The Coalition was founded by 10 trade and professional associations across the publishing and scholarly communications industry. We set out to discuss and address the diversity and inclusion issues we face as a community.   When we came together, we had the … Continue reading Passed our 100-member milestone for Adoptees of the Statement of Principles!