Show Me the Money: Talking about Dollars in a Way that Makes More Sense

August 25, 2021 | Dawn Durante Guest post by Becca Bostock, associate editor and subventions coordinator, Ohio State University Press and Dominique J. Moore, acquisitions editor, University of Illinois Press A little background: when we met, we were an assistant editor and a Mellon Diversity Fellow at the same university press (UP). We had similar … Continue reading Show Me the Money: Talking about Dollars in a Way that Makes More Sense

Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations Now Available to Help Build Equity and Promote Antiracist Workplace Culture in Scholarly Publishing

August 25, 2021 A new diversity, equity, and inclusion resource for scholarly publishing professionals, the Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations was published today by Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) and Toolkits for Equity in Scholarly Publishing project volunteers. A cross-organizational effort, the toolkit is the second in a series of three focused on antiracism; additional toolkits … Continue reading Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations Now Available to Help Build Equity and Promote Antiracist Workplace Culture in Scholarly Publishing

Join the Discussion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Scholarly Publishing

September 20-24, 2021 | Aries Industry Advisory Board At the June Aries Industry Advisory Board (AIAB) meeting, Alice Meadows, Director of Community Engagement, NISO and SSP President (2021-22), joined as our guest speaker, leading an exploratory discussion on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in scholarly publishing. Board members from leading industry organizations shared their current and future … Continue reading Join the Discussion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Scholarly Publishing

Spotlight on Antiracism Toolkit for Allies, an initiative of C4DISC

ALPSP | August 10, 2021 – Shortlisted for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2021 This year, the judges have selected a shortlist of six for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing. Each finalist will be invited to showcase their innovation to industry peers at the ALPSP Awards session on Wednesday 15 September at the opening … Continue reading Spotlight on Antiracism Toolkit for Allies, an initiative of C4DISC

Medical Journal Articles Written by Women Are Cited Less Than Those Written by Men

Kelsey Odorczyk | July 2, 2021 Original research articles with women as both primary and senior authors are cited the least, Penn Medicine research finds. PHILADELPHIA— While more women are entering the field of academic medicine than ever before, they are less likely to be recognized as experts and leaders; they are less likely to receive prestigious awards, be promoted … Continue reading Medical Journal Articles Written by Women Are Cited Less Than Those Written by Men

CSE Annual Meeting–DEI Highlights

April 28, 2021 The Council for Science Editors (CSE) will be hosting their annual meeting between Friday, April 30 and Monday, May 10. There are some events that will focus exclusively on DEI. Meeting Sessions Fostering Diversity and Inclusion for Editorial Boards and Publishing LeadershipDiversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) RoundtableThe Accessibility Imperative Short Course Short … Continue reading CSE Annual Meeting–DEI Highlights

Call for Volunteers: Inclusive Language and Image Guidelines for Scholarly Communications Working Group

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