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!

C4DISC Updates Statement of Principles

C4DISC UPDATES STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES October 25, 2021 --- The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC), formed to discuss and address issues of diversity and inclusion within our industry, has updated their Joint Statement of Principles.   In principle and in practice, collectively, C4DISC member and partner organizations value and seek accessibility, diversity, … Continue reading C4DISC Updates Statement of Principles

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