August 6, 2020 – A new diversity, equity and inclusion resource for scholarly publishing professionals, the Antiracism Toolkit for Allies was published today by Toolkits for Equity in Scholarly Publishing project volunteers. A cross-organizational effort, the toolkit is the first in a series of three, designed to provide antiracism resources for allies; for Black, Indigenous, … Continue reading New Resource to Combat Racial Bias Now Available for Scholarly Publishing Professionals: The Antiracism Toolkit for Allies
C4DISC founding organizations represent nonprofit and commercial academic publishers, open access publishers, library publishers and librarians, and editors. As a collective, we are shocked, angered, and disheartened by the senseless murders of George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, Ahmaud Arbery, Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Philando Castile, Botham Jean, Michael Brown, Stephon Clark, Laquan McDonald, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Jamar Clark, Dreasjon “Sean” Reed, Ezell Ford, Michelle Shirley, Redel Jones, Kenney Watkins, and so many other black citizens, many of whom remain unnamed, in the United States.
The Workplace Equity Project (WE) conducted a global survey in 2018 to map the parameters that define the scholarly publishing landscape, understand the drivers for change, and recommend solutions for delivering improved outcomes.
Recognizing that collective action on a greater scale can accelerate change, WE Project will cease independent operations by year-end New York, November 25, 2019. The Workplace Equity Project (WE Project), a grassroots organization advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in scholarly publishing workplaces through research, communication, and advocacy, is pleased to announce that it has contributed … Continue reading Workplace Equity Project Finds a Good Home for its Resources and Research Findings in C4DISC
The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications has released a Joint Statement of Principles to demonstrate the commitment of participating organizations to promoting involvement, innovation, and expanded access to leadership opportunities that maximize engagement across identity groups and professional levels. The Joint Statement of Principles can be viewed at: https://c4disc.wordpress.com.