The Inclusive Language and Image Guidelines for Scholarly Communications Working Group is calling for volunteers to join their team. The Inclusive Language and Image Guidelines Working Group will assess current practices across the industry and will then develop guidelines to help all authors, editors, and reviewers recognize the use of language and images that are … Continue reading Call for Volunteers: Inclusive Language and Image Guidelines for Scholarly Communications Working Group
April 29, 2021 | NASIG Join us for an hour of conversation to hear about some of the recent work NASIG’s Equity & Inclusion Committee has been engaged in and how different academic institutions are supporting DEI initiatives in their libraries. The panel will feature Moon Kim and Ilda Cardenas of the E&I committee along … Continue reading DEI Initiatives in Academic Libraries
March 29, 2021 | C4DISC The Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) stands with our global Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community. We recognize that racism, xenophobia, and discrimination are not new to the API community and that the community has seen a devastating increase in hate crimes around the world since … Continue reading C4DISC Statement on Anti-Asian Violence
Jabil (NYSE: JBL), the Tampa Bay Lightning and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business are offering a free, seven-week certification program to teach business owners ways to implement a model that creates a more diverse workplace. The deadline to apply for this free program is March 24. It consists of seven two-hour … Continue reading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate
C4DISC Announces New Community Administrator February 17, 2021 – The Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) has named Ana Maria Jimenez-Moreno, Ph. D. as Community Administrator to carry out day-to-day business for the growing organization and ensure the community is accomplishing its goals. "I am thrilled to be joining … Continue reading C4DISC Announces New Community Administrator
Duke University Press is now offering printed copies of the Antiracism Toolkit for Allies for sale at cost on its website. The 58 page print version is $3.40/copy and can be ordered at https://dukeupress.edu/antiracism-toolkit-for-allies.
C4DISC invites the scholarly communications community to join us for our first-ever webinar on March 3, 2021 at 11:00 am ET. The webinar is produced by the Society for Scholarly Publishing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and features Dr. Tojo Thatchenkery of George Mason University. Dr. Thatchenkery will be speaking on the leadership contributions of … Continue reading Upcoming C4DISC Webinar: Quiet Leadership: Discovering the New Strategic Advantage and the Hidden Talent in Your Organization
January 11 | Royal Society of Chemistry The Royal Society of Chemistry has gathered publishers of more than 4,400 scholarly journals and tens of thousands of books in a landmark commitment to reduce bias. Publishers responsible for tens of thousands of peer-reviewed journals and books have signed an agreement to take a proactive stance against … Continue reading World-leading publishers join in commitment to make research publishing more inclusive and diverse
C4DISC is pleased to announce increased community support for its work in the three months following its official launch. C4DISC released its first call for members, partners, and volunteers on September 15, 2020, and now has three partners and 12 members.
We are now seeking volunteers for the toolkits for Organizations and for BIPOC. We are seeing contributing writers, peer reviewers, copy editors, and proofreaders, in addition to co-leaders for the project. The bulk of project work will take place between January and May 2021. To volunteer, please complete the Working Group Application at C4DISC and indicate whether you are interested in the organizational or BIPOC guide in the "Working Group(s) Requested" field. Applications are requested by December 8, 2020.