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Where is the Diversity in Publishing? The 2019 Diversity Baseline Survey Results

January 28, 2020 | Lee & Low Books Lee & Low Books released the first Diversity Baseline Survey (DBS 1.0) in 2015. Before the DBS, people suspected publishing had a diversity problem, but without hard numbers, the extent of that problem was anyone’s guess. Our goal was to survey publishing houses and review journals regarding … Continue reading Where is the Diversity in Publishing? The 2019 Diversity Baseline Survey Results

Gender pay gap figures reveal big publishing’s great divide

March 23, 2018 | The Guardian The UK’s biggest publishers release figures showing average differences in pay between men and women ranging from 11.3% to 29.69%. The books industry may be dominated by women, but men are reaping the rewards, as the UK’s largest publishers reveal a “stark” divide in pay. Figures reported to the government equalities office … Continue reading Gender pay gap figures reveal big publishing’s great divide

On Being Accepted: The Views of Four People with Disabilities Working in Scholarly Communications

What’s it like to be work in scholarly communications as a person with a disability – physical or mental? See our world through the eyes of four individuals with disabilities in this interview by Alice Meadows. Together, they share their experiences of working in scholarly communications and their thoughts on how we, as a community, … Continue reading On Being Accepted: The Views of Four People with Disabilities Working in Scholarly Communications

Workplace Equity Project Finds a Good Home for its Resources and Research Findings in C4DISC

Recognizing that collective action on a greater scale can accelerate change, WE Project will cease independent operations by year-end New York, November 25, 2019. The Workplace Equity Project (WE Project), a grassroots organization advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in scholarly publishing workplaces through research, communication, and advocacy, is pleased to announce that it has contributed … Continue reading Workplace Equity Project Finds a Good Home for its Resources and Research Findings in C4DISC