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C4DISC Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month 2021: Four Spotlight Interviews

Mia Ricci, Publisher at Wiley and Co-Chair of C4DISC Communications & Outreach Committee | May 25, 2021 In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the US, I had the pleasure of representing C4DISC in four sit-down interviews with API colleagues who are working towards greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in our shared … Continue reading C4DISC Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month 2021: Four Spotlight Interviews

10 Quick Wins to Make Your Organization More Disability Inclusive

Simon Holt, Erin Osborne-Martin, Miguel Ramon, Matthew Salter, Karen Stoll Farrell    |    December 12, 2022   The authors would like to thank those who contributed ideas to this piece, including: Lisa Braverman, Sylvia Hunter, Dan Shanahan and Jennifer Erica Sweda. December 3 marks the UN’s annual International Day of People with Disabilities. Over … Continue reading 10 Quick Wins to Make Your Organization More Disability Inclusive

Call for Volunteers Workplace Equity Survey 2023

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

KF Pro Bono Services Advance Anti-racism and Structural Justice with Latest Release of C4DISC Resources

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

Putting the “A” in DEIA: Accessibility as a Necessity in the Scholarly Communications Workflow

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

Equity, diversity, and inclusion in APA Journals

The APA strategic plan calls for a strong, diverse, and unified psychology that enhances knowledge and improves the human condition. In line with this vision, APA Journals is committed to equity in its practices and systems. APA Journals aims to address systemic inequities and bias, promote equitable opportunities for researchers, and foster an inclusive environment within the … Continue reading Equity, diversity, and inclusion in APA Journals

Press Release — Launching the Guidelines on Inclusive Language and Images in Scholarly Communication

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

From Recognition to Action: Strategies for Developing Diversity Training for Editors

Editors play a crucial role in the publication process and are keystones to promoting an inclusive and respectful environment for their contributors. Recognizing that editors are the key to improving equity, diversity, and inclusivity in their journals and books, several publishers have developed formal diversity trainings or written resources for their editors. In this webinar, … Continue reading From Recognition to Action: Strategies for Developing Diversity Training for Editors

Publishing Ethics Resources

SSP   In celebration of the first-ever unofficial “Publishing Ethics Week,” we are excited to share this special collection of resources from a host of scholarly publishing organizations. Scholarly communications and publishing organizations across the industry are invited to collaborate on raising awareness of publishing ethics by contributing content, programming, or resources that highlight issues … Continue reading Publishing Ethics Resources

Kicking Off Publishing Ethics Week! Community Resources

October 10, 2022   |   Scholarly communications and publishing   October 10, 2022 – Scholarly communications and publishing organizations across the industry are invited to join the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), The Scholarly Kitchen (TSK), and the Masters in Publishing program at George Washington University (GWU) in highlighting issues of publishing ethics during the first-ever unofficial “Publishing … Continue reading Kicking Off Publishing Ethics Week! Community Resources

Webinar | Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications

From Recognition to Action: Strategies for Developing Diversity Training for Editors Oct 26, 2022 11:00 AM Editors play a crucial role in the publication process and are keystones to promoting an inclusive and respectful environment for their contributors. Recognizing that editors are the key to improving equity, diversity, and inclusivity in their journals and books, … Continue reading Webinar | Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications