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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

Accessibility Case Studies for Scholarly Communication Librarians and Practitioners

April 15, 2021 | Talea Anderson The goal of this resource is to support scholarly communication librarians wanting to implement accessibility measures in their open access, open education, and open data initiatives. To be clear, this resource isn’t a how-to manual for achieving accessibility. I would join others in arguing that accessibility isn’t a thing … Continue reading Accessibility Case Studies for Scholarly Communication Librarians and Practitioners

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

University Press Numbers from the Lee & Low Diversity Baseline Survey 2.0

March 18, 2021  |  AUPresses When Lee & Low Books reprised their groundbreaking Diversity Baseline Survey of the US publishing sector in 2019 (DBS 2.0), the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) recruited more than 30 publishers from among our US membership to help form a wider industry pool. The DBS 2.0 report was published in early 2020 … Continue reading University Press Numbers from the Lee & Low Diversity Baseline Survey 2.0

C4DISC Announces New Community Administrator

  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