We are delighted to announce the launch of the new C4DISC DEIA Community of Practice. This peer-to-peer community of interest is intended to enable participants to build trusted connections and provide knowledge-sharing opportunities. All those working in any DEIA capacity (whether in a dedicated role or not) in scholarly communications organizations are welcome. This COP … Continue reading Welcome to the C4DISC DEIA Community of Practice!
C4DISC: Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility in Scholarly Communications Wednesday July 26 13:00 – 14:00 (BRT/UTC-3) Time Zone Convertor This webinar will provide an introduction to C4DISC, an overview of resources available through C4DISC, current projects in the pipeline; and information about how organizations and individuals can contribute to future resource development. Attendees will … Continue reading SciELO 25 Years Seminar
The 2023 Workplace Equity Survey has already received hundreds of responses. We invite everyone working in scholarly publishing to take and share the survey. To be representative of the scholarly publishing industry, we need the broadest range of respondents around the world. We ask industry leaders, DEI committees, and people and culture leaders to help … Continue reading Remember to take part in the Workplace Equity Survey 2023!
C4DISC has launched the Workplace Equity Survey 2023 to assess DEIA progress to assess how workplaces in the scholarly publishing industry have (or haven’t) changed since the first survey in 2018. We welcome your personal stories of your lived experiences and perceptions – the access or barriers to opportunity, inclusivity, and equity you are encountering. … Continue reading Share Your Views and Stories – The Workplace Equity Survey 2023 has launched!
Volunteers Needed! C4DISC New DEIA Community of Practice C4DISC is seeking volunteers to help manage a new Community of Practice, a virtual space for peer learning around DEIA in scholarly communications - for those with a dedicated DEIA role or with a DEIA remit as part of their role, whether in a paid or volunteer … Continue reading Call for Volunteers – DEIA Community of Practice
Demographic Information in Peer Review Systems: Challenges and Solutions 22 March | 11:00AM (ET) Insufficient representation among editorial leadership, editorial boards, authors, and reviewers remains a key barrier to promoting an inclusive and equitable scholarly publishing industry (Buchanan, et al., 2021; Hanson, et al., 2020; Roberts, et al., 2020; & Roh, et al., 2020). The … Continue reading Webinar | Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications
Call for Volunteers Workplace Equity Survey 2023: Assessing Progress in the Scholarly Publishing Industry How have the pandemic, racial reckoning, and worldwide economic and political instability affected workplace equity in the scholarly communications industry? Did the profusion of public statements after the murder of George Floyd actually result in measurable changes? Our goal … Continue reading Call for Volunteers Workplace Equity Survey 2023
Knowledge Futures Group | Nov 09, 2022 Abstract The Knowledge Futures (KF) has positioned itself at the intersection of tech and academia; two fields that require serious improvement when it comes to diversity and inclusion. While racial and gender equality sit at the forefront of our mind, existing structures for academic success lead … Continue reading KF Pro Bono Services Advance Anti-racism and Structural Justice with Latest Release of C4DISC Resources
Sponsored by Elsevier Summary: Accessibility is a topic of increasing prominence within the scholarly communications industry. This is a result both of the increased focus on equity, diversity and inclusion within the information sector, and also of lawsuits arising from legislation – like the Americans with Disabilities Act and European Accessibility Act – to compel digital … Continue reading Putting the “A” in DEIA: Accessibility as a Necessity in the Scholarly Communications Workflow
Press Release (10/20/2022) This month, C4DISC is releasing a resource to deepen reflection and help people in the scholarly publishing world improve the way in which they navigate through DEI challenges: the Guidelines on Inclusive Language and Images in Scholarly Communication. Following the success of the previous toolkits, the Anti Racism Toolkit for … Continue reading Press Release — Launching the Guidelines on Inclusive Language and Images in Scholarly Communication